The Ghana national football team will meet Friday (1600GMT) Mongomo, their counterparts from Algeria in their second match of Group C at the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
The two teams will meet in Mongomo, for the tenth time (all competitions), the fourth in the finals of the AFCON, after the matches of 1980, 1982 and 1984.
In addition, Algeria and Ghana have met twice All Africa Games, and also the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in 1994 plus two friendly matches.
The general statistical report is slightly to the advantage of the Black Stars through the friendly win in 1984 (2-1).
Thus in 9 matches, Algeria has 3 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses.?(10 goals for and 11 against).
This means Ghana have won 4 times against Algeria, suffered three defeats, and two draws.
The final clash between the two teams was in 2001 in a friendly match (1-1) played in Algiers.
Match History ?Algeria vrs Ghana?
January 12, 1973 in Lagos (Nigeria) (Africa Games)Ghana ? Algeria 2-0Coaches: Kenz / SellalJuly 25, 1978 in Algiers (African Games)Algeria ? Ghana 2-0Goals: Ighili (57) Belkedrouci (62)Coach: Rachid MekhloufiMarch 9, 1980 in Ibadan / Nigeria) (Final Phase-CAN)Algeria ? Ghana 0-0Coaches: Khalef / RaykovMarch 16, 1982 in Benghazi (Libya) (Final Phase-CAN)Ghana ? Algeria 3-2Goals: Zidane (27), Asad (57)Coach: Mahieddine KhalefMarch 8, 1984 in Bouak? (CIV) (Final Phase-CAN)Algeria ? Ghana 2-0Goals: Menad (75) Bensaoula (85)Coach: Khalef28 December 1984 in Abidjan (CIV) (friendly)Ghana ? Algeria 2-1Purpose: Yahi (30)Coach: Rabah SaadaneDecember 20, 1992 in Accra (World Cup qualifiers-1994)Ghana ? Algeria 2-0Coaches: Ighil / MehdaouiFebruary 27, 1993 in Tlemcen (World Qualifying-1994)Algeria ? Ghana 2-1Goals: Brahimi Med (57 and 83)Coaches: Ighil / MehdaouiDecember 5, 2001 in Algiers (friendly)Algeria ? Ghana 1-1Scorer: Saifi (55)Coach: Rabah MadjerTotals: P W D L GF GAAlgeria???????? 9 3 2 4 10 11Ghana????????? 9 4 2 3 11 10