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Namibia beat Ghana on PKs to retain Hage Geingob Cup

Namibia defeated Ghana’s Black Stars B 4-1 on penalties to retain the Hage Geingob Cup Saturday afternoon.

The two teams played to a 1-1 stalemate over 90 minutes in fron of a near full house at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek before the Brave Warriors took the win in the tiebreaker.

Midfielder Muna Katupose had Namibia ahead in the first half.

But AshantiGold attacker Shafiu Mumuni scored 13 minutes into the second half for Ghana, a goal which ensured the teams tied 1-1 at full-time.

Prior to the blast of the final whistle, midfielder Kwasi Donsu found the back of the net but his goal was chalked off with an offside ruling.

Midfielder Appiah McCarthy, who came on in the second half, converted his penalty while Kwadwo Amoako and Fatau Mohammed missed from the spot to hand the trophy to the host.

Former AshantiGold playmaker Petrus Shitembi led the Nambians in retaining the Hage Geingob Cup.

Namibia beat Zimbabwe to win the trophy last year.

 

Ghana line-up:

16 Eric Ofori-Antwi – 2 Fatau Mohammed (c), 10 Ibrahim Moro, 17 Habib Mohammed, 3 Benjamin Agyare – 4 Justice Blay, 9 Benjamin Tweneboah/ Appiah McCarthy, 5 Nii Armah Ashitey/Kwadwo Amoako, 11 Shafiu Mumuni, 7 Kwesi Danso, 12 Amos Addai/William Kojo Poku

 

 

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