CAN 2024 qualifiers: good operation for Zambia, Ghana and South Sudan
Ghanaians at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. REUTERS - ALBERT GEA
Text by: Farid Achache Follow
Zambia, Ghana and South Sudan won this Thursday, March 23 their match counting for the third day of the qualifiers of the CAN 2024 which will be played in Côte d'Ivoire.
Zambia, who had won the CAN 2012, made a good operation by beating Lesotho (3-1). Yet it was his opponent of the day who opened the scoring in the 33rd minute thanks to Tshwarelo Bereng. But the Zambians then scored three goals including a double by Lameck Banda (53rd and 57th). Fashion Sakala equalized in the 37th minute. With two wins and one loss, the Zambians lead Group H, while Lesotho are last in the pool with only one point. While waiting for the opposition between Côte d'Ivoire and the Comoros, Friday, March 24, Zambia made a good operation.
Ghana, who played the last World Cup in Qatar, had to wait until extra time to win at home against Angola with a goal from Antoine Semenyo (90th+6). With this victory, Ghana consolidates its first place in Group E with 7 points, while Angola finds itself in second position with 4 points.
Surprise! South Sudan won against Congo. In Group G, the Congolese lost in Brazzaville (1-2). Peter Chol opened the scoring for South Sudan (65th), but the visitors found themselves reduced to ten after Manyang (73rd) was sent off. Thievy Bifouma took advantage of a penalty to snatch the equalizer at the end of the match (90th). Except that the South Sudanese, scored in stoppage time by Tito Okello (90th + 6).
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