Tuesday, January 17, 2017

African Nations Cup: Victory For Ghana; Scoreless Draw For Egypt and Mali

Two games were played on Tuesday in Group D at Stade de Port-Gentil in Port-Gentil, Gabon as the first cycle of African Nations Cup group-stage contests concluded.

In the opener, Andre Ayew scored the only goal of the match in the 32nd minute by successfully converting a penalty kick as Ghana defeated Uganda 1-0.

In the nightcap, Mali battled Egypt to a 0-0 stalemate.

Group D Standings:

1. Ghana (GP: 1; GD: +1; PTS: 3)
2. Egypt (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
    Mali (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
4. Uganda (GP: 1; GD: -1; PTS: 0)

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