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Ghana, Algeria advance to Nations Cup quarter-finals
* Ghana stage late comeback to beat South Africa 2-1 * Algeria win 2-0 to qualify and eliminate Senegal * Ghana, Algeria await Group D opponents in last eight By Mark Gleeson MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Ghana produced a storming comeback and Algeria ratified their top ranking as both advanced to the African Nations Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday with victories in their last ...(1/27/2015 4:21:43 PM)
Ghana back from brink of elimination to make quarters
Ghana came back from the brink of elimination with two goals in the last 17 minutes to beat South Africa 2-1 Tuesday and make the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals. The four-time champion was heading for a rare early exit at the continental championship after Mandla Masango's spectacular volleyed goal for South Africa in the 17th minute. Substitute John Boye scored from close range in the ...(1/27/2015 4:09:43 PM)
Ghana and Algeria keep title dream alive
A late diving header by Andre Ayew took Ghana through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday alongside favourites Algeria in a dramatic denouement to Group C. Ghana came from behind to beat South Africa 2-1 in Mongomo to secure their berth in the quarter-finals as winners of the group, having looked set to finish bottom with barely 20 minutes to play.(1/27/2015 6:06:30 PM)
Soccer-Ayew leads Ghana into Nations Cup last eight
(Adds details, quotes) * Ghana top Group C * Ayew scores late winner By Mark Gleeson MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Andre Ayew led a storming comeback for Ghana as they catapulted into the African Nations Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 over South Africa at Estadio Mongomo on Tuesday. Ayew headed home an 83rd minute winner as Ghana came from behind to take top place in Group C ...(1/27/2015 3:37:25 PM)
Ayew fires Ghana past South Africa, into last eight
Andre Ayew's late diving header secured Ghana a 2-1 win over South Africa and qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group C winners. Mandla Masango gave South Africa the lead in the 17th minute, when he smashed home past Ghana goalkeeper Razak Braimah from outside the box. The Black Stars drew level in the 73rd minute through defender John Boye, whose drilled shot screamed ...(1/27/2015 3:43:04 PM)
Algeria and Ghana advance to quarterfinals at African Cup
Algeria secured its passage to the African Cup quarterfinals alongside Ghana on Tuesday after rekindling some of the attacking flair that took it to the second round of last year's World Cup. The top-ranked team in Africa at No. 18 scored early and late in a 2-0 victory over Senegal at Malabo Stadium. Ghana, which was closer to elimination than advancement with less than 20 minutes to go, scored ...(1/27/2015 5:14:58 PM)
Ghana can take on anyone - Gyan
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan says his side do not fear anyone after reaching the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.(1/27/2015 5:56:32 PM)
Ghana worthy winners, says Grant
Ghana coach Avram Grant said on Tuesday that his side were worthy winners after a 2-1 success against South Africa took them through to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana trailed 1-0 in Mongomo but came back to triumph thanks to goals from John Boye and Andre Ayew and go through as Group C winners. Former Chelsea boss Grant added: "We deserve it because South Africa were not ...(1/27/2015 4:50:43 PM)
Ghana to make economic strides with natural gas
Daniel J. Graeber ACCRA, Ghana, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Ghana's first major natural gas project is expected to help with substantial economic development in the West African country, energy companies said Tuesday.(1/27/2015 8:25:17 AM)
Ghana rally late to avoid exit; Algeria advance to quarterfinals
Ghana came back from the brink of elimination with two goals in the last 17 minutes to beat South Africa 2-1 and make the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Tuesday.(1/27/2015 3:38:37 PM)
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