Black Galaxies fought back from a goal down to beat Sudan 3-1 in their second group game of the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship in Algeria.
An impressive second-half performance second half ance helped keep Ghana’s hopes of making it past the group stage alive.
A shock defeat to Madagascar in their opening Group C game had left the Black Galaxies on the brink, knowing anything but a win would have ended Ghana’s tournament dreams.
After going down in the 31st minute, the Black Galaxies fought back strongly and got the equalizer after Konadu slotted in from close range just before the halftime break.
Ghana was awarded a penalty in the 63rd minute after Afriyie Barnieh was brought down in the box and the striker converted nicely to put the Black Galaxies ahead in the game.
Barnieh scored again on the 79th-minute mark but the goal was overruled as offside after the VAR Check.
Substitute Seidu Suraj added third goal minutes before the end of the match to give a 10-man Ghana a comfortable lead in the game.
The goal was just after stand-in Captain AFRIYIE Barnieh was shown a red card minutes into additional time.
The win will see Ghana through to the quarterfinals of the competition with Sudan set to face Madagascar in the final match of Group C.
Ghana, Sudan and Madagascar have all been awarded three points as announced by CAF following Morocco’s absence from the competition.