The local Black Stars managed a 1-0 win over Ethiopia to progress to the quarter finals of the Championship of Africa Nations (CHAN) on Tuesday.
A 76th minute goal by Kwabena Adusei’s from the spot after Seidu Bancey was fouled in the penalty box separated both sides.
The win ensures Ghana qualifies out of Group C leading on seven points despite coming off second best as the Ethiopians stayed in the driving seat through out.
Ethiopia controlled the game with captain Adane Girma leading the attack, which put pressure on the Ghana’s back line effortlessly .
Ghana’s goalie Stephen Adams was put to test with Girma coming close to finding the back of the net many times.
Ghana’s first opportunity at goal came when Adusie almost put the Stars ahead six minutes after the hour mark.
Ghana awaits the runner up of Group D for the last eight meeting on Saturday. GNA