Blow by blow: Mozambique vs Ghana

Elias Pelembe of Mozambique during the 2017 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers ©Christian Thompson/BackpagePix

Mozambique face Ghana at the Estádio Nacional do Zimpeto in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

– full time: Mozambique 0-0 Ghana

– 90′ Free kick to Ghana at the edge of the Mozambique box. Jordan Ayew curls the ball and finds Jeffery Schlup but his shot is off target. goal kick Mozambique

– 88′ yellow card to Mozambique. Simao Junior is unable to continue the game. Substitution Mozambique

– 82′ strike from range by Mozambique goes over the goal posts

– 80′ offside as John boye is caught on the line from an Ayew through pass

– 78′ substitution for Ghana as Majeed Waris comes on in place of injured Ebenezer Assifuah

– 77′ second corner for Mozambique

– 75′ Acheampong receives medical treatment

– 72′ Soarito makes a great save to deny Alfred Duncan

– 71′ Hélder Pelembe’s long range strike curls away from goal

– 70′ Soarito intercepts a pass from Ayew

– 67′ Dominguês’ through pass doesn’t find a teammate in the box, keeper Kwarasey collects

– 62′ Ghana manage to break down Mozambique’s attack in the final third

– 59′ throw in for Mozambique

– 57′ free kick to Mozambique, Dominguês will take it. The ball goes out for a corner to Mozambique

– 54′ offside call goes against Mozambique

–  50′ the bleeding on Soarito’s head has been patched

– 46′ corner kick to Ghana. Keeper Soarito needs medical treatment after clash when challenging for the ball in the air

– second half is underway

Half time: Mozambique 0-0 Ghana

– 45′ Jordan Ayew keeps to the ball to his feet but Sidique wont allow him go past him

– 42′ Assifuah fails to tap in Jeffery Schlup’s cross from the left

– 39′ freekick Ghana. Ayew behind the ball but he curls the ball over the wall and goes out.

– 38′ Yellow card to Zainadine Junior after bringing down Baba Rahman

– 37′ great footwork from Baba Rahman as he takes on three players

– 30′ Sonito down on the pitch after John Boye fouls him.

– 27′ silly tackle on John boye. Sonito the culprit. Free kick to Ghana

– 25′ John boye clears the ball away for a corner kick to the mambas. Gildo with the kick but Dominguez heads it away

– 19′ corner kick ghana.great save from soarito do deny Ghana the first goal

– 12′ Mozambique wins an attcking freekick but it has been wasted

– 8’attempt missed.Ebenezer Assifuah heads away a harrison Afful cross from the right. Goalkick Mozambique

– 5′ Baba Rahman commits a foul on Witinesse Quembo. Free kick Mozambique but the resulting kick is saved by braimah

Starting XI

Ghana: Kwarasey; Afful, Rahman, Boye, Jonathan Mensah; Wakaso, Badu; Acheampong, Atsu, J.Ayew; Majeed Waris.

Mozambique: Soarito; Miró, Jeitoso, Dominguês, Jumisse , Kito, Gildo , Hélder Pelembe, Clésio, Reginaldo

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