2021 Africa Amputee Cup: Ghana reaches quarters after humiliating Nigeria

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The national amputee football team of Ghana, the Black Challenge, has cruised into the quarter final stage of the ongoing Cup of African Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania after beating West African rivals, Nigeria.

The determined Black Challenge, eagerly humbled the Special Eagles of Nigeria by 4-0 in their last group D game in the six edition of the CANAF.

The team scored a first-half goal from Mubarik Mohammed who added one more in the second-half. A goal each from Yusif Yahaya and Hamza Mohammed increased the tally to secure their valuable three points to top the group.

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The Ghanaian side, having already qualified to the quarter finals stage ahead of the match, controlled and dominated every department of the game, making the Special Eagles look ordinary on the day.

The Black Challenge game against the Special Eagles

The win makes Ghana the first team in group D to book its ticket to the quarter final stage leaving Egypt and Nigeria to battle for the second spot.

Ghana has six points, followed by Egypt and Nigeria with a point each, following their goalless draw game.

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The Black Challenge, having being tipped by pundits as title contenders, will come up against Kenya in the third of the quarter final matches today Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Having already won the hearts of Ghanaians, the disability fraternity will be looking forward to welcome the trophy, a feat that would help change the woes of amputee football in the country.

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