In Gabon completed the first round of the group stage of the 39th Africa Cup of Nations.
Team Ghana under the guidance of eminent Avram Grant confirmed the status of favorite in the match against Uganda. “The black stars”, led by Asamoah Gyan and brothers ayew, the only goal in the match was scored in the 32nd minute, Andre ayew converted a penalty for a foul on Jnana.
In the second half, Ghana showed minimal interest in increasing benefits, for which Uganda was able to punish the opponent, but “the Cranes” was not enough class, and by working hard to equalize failed.
Ghana – Uganda 1:0
Goal: Andre ayew, 32 (penalty)
Goalless matches at the African Cup become commonplace – the national teams of Mali and Egypt did not break the trend. The pharaohs were considered the favorites, but the star Alani and Salah does not impressed. Moreover, the ending of the match was clearly won by the Malawians, however, Egypt still managed to keep their gates shut.
The main result of the match was the record of the goalkeeper of the national team of Egypt Assama El Hadari, who at the age of 44 years, defended to zero and became the oldest participant of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mali — Egypt 0:0
Standings: Ghana – 3, Mali, Egypt 1, Uganda – 0.
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