African Nations Cup quarterfinals

Ghana holds off Cape Verde to advance

February 2, 2013
By Press Association
Ghana booked its place in the semifinals of the African Nations Cup with a 2-0 win over Cape Verde in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Substitute Mubarak Wakaso bagged both goals in the second half, the first from the penalty spot and the second a finish into an empty net after Cape Verde goalkeeper Josimar Vozinha had gone up for a corner in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Ghana was indebted to eccentric goalkeeper Fatau Dauda for a wonderful save in the final 10 minutes that ...

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