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Wakaso, Ayew spare Ghana blushes against Comoros

Ghana proved too strong for the Comoros as they beat them 2-0 in a Fifa 2018 World Cup, second leg qualifier on Tuesday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.

Ghana scored their goals through Mubarak Wakaso and Jordan Ayew in each half which saw them progress 2-0 on aggregate.

It was Ghana that opened the scoring with a great goal in the 18th minute by Mubarak Wakaso after Comoros had given away a free kick.

Ghana continued to dominate in this match playing much better than they did in the first leg.

Wakaso almost found a brace in the 30th minute as he fired a fierce shot on target, but Abdallah made a good save ensuring that the score remains 1-0.

Gyan also came close to registering his name in the score sheet after a good cross by Andre Ayew, but the captain saw his effort going wide.

In the second half Ghana continued to dominate and pressing hard for another goal.

Comoros saw themselves in a disadvantage as Omarh Mdahomba was shown a second yellow card which saw him walking to the stands.

In the 80th minute Ghana took full advantage as Jordan Ayew pulled a powerful low drive shot, but it was the wood work that denied him the full celebration.

A few minutes later Jordan Ayew made it count as he netted inside the box taking the score to 2-0, giving his side a comfortable victory.

Line-ups:

Ghana XI: Razak Braimah – Harrison Afful, Baba Rahman, John Boye, Jonathan Mensah/Daniel Amartey – Mubarak Wakaso, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, Solomon Asante/Jeffrey Schlupp, Andre Ayew – Asamoah Gyan ©, Jordan Ayew

Comoros XI: Ben Salin – Rachidi, Omar Kassim, Chaker, Mdahoma, Arkane, Halifa, Fouad, Combo, Mmadi, Mogni

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