The Black Stars of Ghana have qualified for the Semi-Finals of the ongoing AFCON and would be meeting Zambia.

121′ – referee whistles for end of game and Ghana is through to the Semi finals

117′ – 3 minutes remaining and Ghana qualifies to thr Semi Finals

113’ – Anthony Annan (Ghana) is cautioned.

108’ – Aymen Abdennour (Tunisia) is sent off.
106’ – The second half of extra time has begun.
105 + 2’ – Msakni gets a touch at the far post and it is almost a goal.
105 + 1’ – Tunisia Substitution: Oussama Darragi replaces Zouhaier Dhaouadi

– Both teams have made all three of their substitutions.

– The referee blows for the end of the first period of extra time.

105 + 2’ – Msakni gets a touch at the far post and it is almost a goal.

105 + 1’ – Tunisia Substitution: Oussama Darragi replaces Zouhaier Dhaouadi
102’ – A terrible mistake by Tunisia ‘keeper Mathlouthi gifts Ghana goal and Andre Ayew is on hand to slot the ball home.

103′ – New captain Andre Dede Ayew scores for the Black Stars

100’ – Ghana Substitution: Prince Tagoe replaces Asamoah Gyan

95’ – Mathlouthi saves well in a one-on-one situation.

93’ – Jemma has the ball in the net but is offside

93′ – First half of extra time kicks off

Both Coaches pepping up their boys for the 30 minutes of extra time which would be 15 minutes for each half.

93′ – Game enters into extra time after referee blows whistle for end of full time.

90′ – 3 minutes of added time

81’ – Tunisia Substitution: Anis Boussaidi replaces Bilel Ifa

77’ – Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Ghana) is cautioned.
75’ – Great save by Mathlouthi to save at point blank range from Gyan’s volley, from a fantastic diagonal pass by Kwadwo.

72’ – Ayew’s corner causes problems as Mathlouthi has to tip the ball over.
69’ – Tunisia Substitution: Issam Jemaa replaces Jamel Saihi

68’ – Agyemang-Badu gets forward and into space, before letting rip but his shot is blocked as Ghana push for a winner.
69’ – Tunisia Substitution: Issam Jemaa replaces Jamel Saihi

65’ – Asamoah Gyan flashes a shot past the far post. He’s been quiet up until now.

64’ – Ghana Substitution: Jordan Ayew replaces Sulley Muntari

61’ – Saihi is almost through on goal, thanks to a flick on by Khelifa. But Boye does well to clear the danger.

54’ – Mensah has had to be taken off due to the injury from that atckle.
53’ – Ghana Substitution: Isaac Vorsah replaces John Mensah
53’ – Jamel Saihi is not even booked for the tackle.

It could have even been a red card. Bad decision referee.

52’ – A very bad late tackle on Mensah, but the big skipper is getting up and looks okay.

50’ – Muntari in a good position, goes down and looks for the free kick, but nothing given.

46’ – Karim Haggui (Tunisia) is cautioned.

45′ – Second half kicks off

HT – The referee brings the first half to an end.

45’ – Two minutes of injury time to be played.

43’ – Ghana do not clear their lines properly and Zouhaier Dhaouadi plays a clever lob pass into the far post and Khelifa heads in bravely.

42’ – Saber Khelifa (Tunisia) scores!

36’ – Some good passing by Ghana, results in Inkoom’s cross finding Ayew, but his header lacks power and accuracy.

30’ – Tunisia play a quick free kick and Khelifa seems to have been brought down in the area, but no penalty is awarded.

24’ – Chemmam’s free kick is way over the crossbar.
24’ – John Boye (Ghana) is cautioned for a foul, which gives Tunisia a free kick in a good position to score.
23’ – Tunisia takes a free kick.
23’ – Ayew’s free kick flies over the bar.
22’ – Dede Ayew (Ghana) takes a free kick.

18’ – Another near post corner, this time flicked on by Agyemang-Badu and almost finds the top far corner of goal.

17’ – Kwadwo Asamoah with a great turn of pace, gets his cross in but Tunisia clear.
11’ – Ghana skipper John Mensah does very well to adjust his position before heading in a corner after a near post flick-on.
10’ – John Mensah (Ghana) scores!
9’ – Kwadwo Asamoah, with his sharp left foot, trying to pick out Gyan. Ghana looking to go forward at every chance.

6’ – Tunisia takes a free kick.

5’ – Msakni gets free just outside the danger area, but cannot get a shot away. Tunisia’s dangerman needs to be watched closely.

1’ – Tunisia kick off and the match is underway.
1’ – The winner of this match will play Zambia in the semifinals.

– Tunisia will look to star man Youssef Msakni who has had a very good tournament, while Ghana will trust for big displays by Asamoah Gyan, Andre Ayew and Kwadwo Asamoah.

– Ghana, one of the tournament favourites, are up against Tunisia who have surprised everyone at this year’s event. Will the Carthage Eagles have enough firepower to topple Ghana?

– The last of the 2012 Africa Nations Cup quarterfinals is almost ready to kick off.

Source Citifmonline Ghana



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