Africa Cup of Nations news

Ghana scores 1-0 win over Mali

January 24, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Mubarak Wakaso stepped up in place of Asamoah Gyan to bury a 38th-minute penalty and give Ghana a 1-0 win over Mali at the African Cup of Nations on Thursday.

Wakaso's strike put Ghana's Group B campaign on track after the title contender blew a 2-0 lead to draw its opener against Congo.

He capitalized from the spot at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium after Emmanuel Agyemang Badu was fouled by Adama Tamboura 10 minutes before halftime.

In the other Group B game, Congo and ...

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