WAFU Cup: Ezenwa Named Best Goalkeeper As Ghana Stars Sweep Awards

Nigeria Crush Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung will be in Ghana on Sunday to cheer the Super Eagles to victory in the final of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations against the Black Stars.

Sarfo shot Ghana up in the 45th minute, causing Eagles to finally concede their first goal of the competition.

Both Captain Ikechukwu Ezenwa who was voted the best goalkeeper of the tournament and Ghana's goalkeeper Addo were in top shape as they made several vital saves to keep the score-line goalless.

Nigeria pulled a consolation goal in added time as Rabiu Ali ideal inched free kick beat Ghana's Joseph Addo at his near post.

Striker Stephen Sarfo scored just before the half-time whistle when he fired home from inside the box.

Ghana was awarded another penalty kick after Nigerian defenders infringed Patrick Razak and Sarfo stepped up to convert the spot kick in the 77th minute.

Having earlier defeated the Black Stars 2-0 their last group game, the Nigerians had been expected to give the hosts a good run for their money but close contest but it turned out to be a rout as the stars run away as 4-1 victors. Nigeria's lost, Ghana's won, but our jollof is still the no.1.

"We have to forge ahead and put this behind us. Maxwell must even say that enough is enough, I have done my best for the team and someone else should also try", said coach Kobina Amissah.

Coach of the home-based Eagles, Salisu Yusuf admitted that he lost to a determined Ghana side because they created more chances.

So while it was the flawless story ending for Ghana's Black Stars B, it was an anti-climax for the Nigerians who were forced to suffer a 1-4 humiliation in yesterday's final watched by a capacity crowd.

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