Mane among goals as Senegal move closer to winning World Cup group

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Pulse-gh Oct. 9, 2021 11:22 p.m.

Mane among goals as Senegal move closer to winning World Cup group

Knowledge Musona equalised via an early second-half penalty only for Ghana to regain the lead through Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey and long-serving Andre Ayew added a third goal near the end.

Rajevac has returned for a second spell in charge of Ghana having guided the Black Stars to second place in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and the quarter-finals of the World Cup the same year The Moroccans play Guinea in a rescheduled matchday 2 fixture in Rabat and victory will give the Atlas Lions an uncatchable eight-point lead as they chase a sixth World Cup appearance.

Famed for his powerful shooting off set pieces, Mokoena seemed overly ambitious by aiming to score from a free-kick well outside the box, but goalkeeper Fasil Gebremichael spilled the ball into the net.

Another free-kick brought Ethiopia level midway into the second half with Getaneh Kebede exploiting poorly-positioned Williams as he rifled the ball into the net.

After Mane claimed his third goal of the qualifying campaign on 55 minutes, Joslin Kamatuka pulled one goal back only for Keita Balde to restore the three-goal gap..

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