On Sunday’s 1st of February match for the AFCON qualifying round, Ghana beat Guinea 3 – 0 to progress to the semi-final. On the other match, Ivory Coast also defeated Algeria 3 – 1 to qualify for the next round. The first scorer for Ghana was Christian Atsu, who is attached to Everton and second scorer was Kwesi Appiah followed by Atsu again on the third goal to seal their team’s victory.
On the other turf, Ivory Coast Wilfred Bony scored the first goal and was equalized by El Arabi Saudani from Algeria but was trounced with second goal from Yahya Toure and third by Gervinho. Both team have now progressed to the next round where Ivory Coast will face Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, 4th of February while Ghana will confront Equatorial Guinea (the host nation) on the following day, Thursday.