Sports Information of Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Ghana was held by Benin in their opening activity of the Africa Cup of Nations as Mickael Pote’s scored 2 times to get paid a attract in Ismailia.
Benin led early via Pote’s fine complete right after just two minutes, but Ghana levelled just 7 minutes later on as Jordan Ayew was authorized to meet up with a easy ball over the major to set up his brother Andre for a firm 15-property finish.
Jordan Ayew then done the turnaround before the interval with a potent strike into the top rated corner, as Ghana managed to shake off their sluggish get started.
But having set them selves in a robust posture, the Black Stars had been minimized to 10 adult males when John Boye was sent off for a 2nd bookable offence, inexplicably getting a 2nd yellow card for time squandering.
Benin produced their opponents fork out as Pote satisfied Jodel Dossou’s cross to faucet residence from shut vary.
Benin goalkeeper Farnolle developed a amazing conserve to deny Thomas Partey’s freekick which was destined for the back again of the web.
Ghana returns to motion in opposition to Cameroon on Saturday night.