Black Stars of Ghana stands in a very difficult position to qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup after a 1-1 draw with Ethiopia at the Orlando Sports Stadium, Johannesburg.
The game started with Ghana missing great chances before Andre Ayew’s stunning freekick to give Ghana the lead in the 21st minute.
Ethiopia was trying to lower the tempo of the game. They had a glorious chance that could have been a goal to level the scoreline but Wallocot was full in Ghana’s goal post to deny that.
On the 36th minute, Kudus Mohammed powered a shot from a long distance which nearly entered the net after realizing the goalkeeper was out of his position with Boakye Yiadom missing a great chance on the 42nd minute.
The first half ended with Ayew’s scintillating strike that landed Ghana the lead in the first department.
The second half began with Ethiopia mounting pressure on the Black Stars and also dominated in terms of ball possession.
Ethiopia was on target but the ball was denied by the cross bar on the 56th minute.
Coach Milovan made his first substitution for Richmond Boakye Yiadom coming off the game for Mubarak Wakaso to play in the last 30 minutes of the game.
The scoreline remained stable until Ethiopia breaks the deadlock to level the scoreline in the 71st minute.
Andre Ayew who scored Ghana’s first goal was substituted on the 76th for the lad Fatawu Issahaku alongside German based Kofi Kyere.
Moldova-based Edmund Addo makes his debut for Black Stars to enjoy the last 9 minutes of the game, with Ekuban who also came off the bench in the 71st minute.
It ended with the 1-1 scoreline with Ghana loosing their hope of qualifying.
Ghana sit on the second position with 10points behind South Africa in Group G.
The Black Stars will on Sunday host South Africa in Cape whiles Ethiopia takes on Zimbabwe.