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Black Princesses secure a thrilling 1-0 win against Ethiopia at the 13th African Games

Black Princesses of Ghana started their 13th African Games women’s football tournament with a hard-fought 1-0 win against Ethiopia at the Cape Coast Stadium on Saturday evening.

In a match where Ghana initially struggled to dominate, they gradually matched Ethiopia’s energy as the game progressed. Despite their efforts, both teams couldn’t score in the first half, leaving the score 0-0 at halftime.

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However, in the second half, the Black Princesses raised their game, with Comfort Owusu scoring the only goal in the 59th minute.

The goal came after sustained pressure from Ghana and was a well-deserved reward for their determination.

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The game saw a dramatic turn in the 78th minute when Abiba Issah received a second yellow card, reducing Ghana to ten players.

Despite this setback, the Black Princesses continued to press for another goal, with Mukarama almost scoring in the 84th minute, only to hit the woodwork.

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The victory, celebrated wildly by the home crowd, puts Ghana at the top of their group with three points. The Black Princesses will aim to build on this positive start in their upcoming matches.

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