Egypt beat Ghana to reach quarter-finals
By Kavii Vezemburuka
Egypt’s celebrated soccer star Mohamed Salah lashed in a free-kick to help his team beat Ghana 1-0 and reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in Gabon last night.
Egypt will now face Morocco in the North Africa derby for a spot in the semi-finals, while Ghana will come up against the in-form Democratic Republic of Congo.
In the other match played on the same night, Uganda and Mali played to a 1-all draw, as both teams were eliminated from the tournament.
Other exciting quarter-finals ties to look forward is the Cameroon-Senegal showdown, while Burkina Faso take on Tunisia.
Matches will be played on Saturday and Sunday.