Violent altercations and clashes erupted between Ghana and Gabon players after the final whistle of the match, which ended in a 1-1 draw on Friday.

As part of the second round of Group C, in the ongoing African Nations Championship in Cameroon, an argument broke out between Ghanaian captain Andre Ayew and Gabon coach Patrice Nouveau, before the atmosphere became more tense with skirmishes between the players.

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Ayew said in statements to "BN Sports" after the end of the match that his excitement was due to the equalizing goal that came after a throw-in, during which the Gabonese was supposed to return the ball to the Ghanaians who stopped playing to treat an injured player, but the Gabonese continued to play in a shot that violated The rules of sportsmanship are appropriate for "small teams", according to the Ghana captain.

The Algerian referee, Lahlou Ben Braham, issued the red card in the face of the Ghanaian player, Benjamin Tetteh, who quickly left the changing rooms after punching a Gabon player, but the referees of the mouse noticed him and instructed the referee to expel the player.

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And Andrei Ayew, player of the Qatari Al-Sadd, scored the goal of the Ghanaian team in the 18th minute of the match, with a powerful shot to the right of the Gabon goalkeeper.

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In the second half, the Gabon team managed to snatch the equalizer, after Jim Alvina scored the equalizer in the 88th minute, with a powerful shot to the left of the Ghanaian goalkeeper.

And the Gabon team raised its score to the fourth point in the rank of the third group, behind Morocco, the leader with 6 points, and Ghana won the first point to occupy the third place.

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