Ghana's Afcon victory met with violence

By Drum Digital
06 February 2015

Ghana netted three goals against Equatorial Guinea last night at Nuevo Estadio de Malabo to secure their place in the tournament final.

The AFCON hosts conceded a penalty before half-time which Jorden Ayew put away as his first goal of the tournament.

During stoppage time, Wakaso doubled Ghana's lead from a counter attack led by Ayew.

André Ayew took advantage of Equatorial Guinea's slack defending and scored the final, definitive goal in the 74th minute.

As the match drew to a close, Equatorial Guinea supporters forced the Ghanaian fans onto the side of the pitch as missiles and bottles were thrown at them. The match was stopped for a few minutes but later resumed with the referee adding 3 minutes of stoppage time. Equatorial Guinea could not manage to fight back and walked away with a clean sheet. Ghana will now face Cote d'Ivore in the final which will be played at the Estadio de Bata on Sunday, 8 February at 21:00. Hosts Equatorial Guinea have a chance to save face when they go head to head with DR Congo for their 3rd/4th position encounter on Saturday at 18:00 at theNuevo Estadio de Malabo.

Watch the highlights of last night's game below:

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