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Congo dampen Gha's hopes of another qualification

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Accra, Sep 2: Gha's Black Stars failed to beat Congo to brighten their chances of qualifying for a fourth straight FIFA World Cup participation. Both sides settled for a 1-1 draw in the power-packed game played at the Baba Yara sports stadium in Kumasi, Gha's second largest commercial city, on Friday.

Bifouma Thievy grabbed the opener for Congo in the 18th minute after defender Joseph Attamah Larweh failed to deal with the ball in the half of the Black Stars.

Midfielder Thomas Partey equalised for Gha in the second half, five minutes to the end of proceedings.

Before this match, Gha were back into contention for a place in the Russian World Cup after Uganda defeated Egypt 1-0 in the other Group E encounter on Thursday. IANS

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