2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Sudan pip Ghana, Ethiopia rout Niger 3-0 in Nations Cup qualifiers

Ghana missed out the chance of securing an early Nations Cup berth after losing 1-0 to Sudan in Khartoum on Tuesday.

Mohamed Rahman scored a last-gasp winner, helping his side keep their hopes alive in the Nations Cup qualifiers.

Ghana are still on top of Group C with nine points, on level with South Africa, who defeated Sao Tome 4-2 away on Monday. Sudan are third in the group with six points.

In Group K, Ethiopia revived their hopes after outclassing Niger 3-0 at home while heavyweights Cote d’Ivoire were held to 1-1 draw by Madagascar as both sides kept their place on top with seven points each.

Ethiopia are third with six points.

In Group F, Rwanda drew 0-0 with Cape Verde at home to remain at the bottom with two points. Cape Verde are third with four points, on level with second-placed Mozambique.

Cameroon, who will host the Nations Cup in early 2022, are leading the group with ten points.

Isaac Darko
Isaac Darko is the lead Combat Sports writer for AfroBallers. He is an expert in Boxing, Mixed Martial Art and Wrestling reportage. Isaac is a journalist with newfound love for athlete management and digital media.

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