Highlights: Ghana 1-2 Cape Verde: Chris Hughton’s poor tactics leads Black Stars into a ditch


The Black Stars suffered another shocking start to the Afcon ongoing in Cote d’Ivoire as they lost to the minnows

Ghana were pipped 2-1 by Cape Verde in the opening Group B game in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

After a dreadful preparation prior to the game, where many Ghanaians argued that the team was in poor shape, it became evidently clear as the Blue Sharks shocked Chris Hughton’s men.

Jamiro Montero shot Cape Verde into the lead after only 17 minutes after goalkeeper Richard Ofori’s blocked was tapped in.

Ghana thought they had found the equaliser twenty minutes later when Majeed Ashimeru’s powerful drive beat everyone but the referee ruled it as offside after consulting VAR.

After the break, Alexander Djiku pulled even for Ghana by the 56th minute after connecting a Jordan Ayew corner kick.

Garry Rodriguez broke Ghanaians heart deep in an additional time when Gilson Taveres.

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