The Gossiper

AFCON Qualifiers: Sudan Now Level on Points With Ghana

The Falcons of Jediane, that’s Sudan football team defeated Sao Tome at the Estádio Nacional 12 de Julho in Sao Tome.


Sudan has moved level on points with Ghana in Group C of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers following a 2-0 victory against Sao Tome and Principe on Wednesday. Forward Mohamed Abdel Raman and defender Saif Malik got the goals for Sudanese.

Sao Tome

The result means Sudan has nine points – the same as Ghana and South Africa, but the Black Stars remain top of the group due to their better head-to-head records.

Ghana faces South Africa today at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Coach Charles Akonnor’s men need to avoid defeat to secure qualification with a game to spare.

But, should the Black Stars lose, they can redeem themselves against whipping boys, Sao Tome and Principe in Accra on Sunday.


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