2018 World Cup Qualifier: Egypt Beat Ghana 2-0

egypt-1The Black Stars have suffered a 2-0 defeat to Egypt in their second 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played in Alexandria on Sunday.

Mohamed Salah gave the Pharoahs the lead in the 43rd minute after converting from the penalty spot.

The Black Stars came into the second half strongly and could have found the equaliser but Agyemang Badu’s header went wide in the 53rd minute.

Mubarak Wakaso sent one through to Christian Atsu but El Hadary in pulled an impressive save to deny Ghana a goal.

With 5 minutes to full time, Abdullah Said doubled the lead for the Egyptians to put the game beyond the reach of the Black Stars.

Egypt now leads the group with 6 points with Uganda second with 4 points as Ghana comes third with 1 point and Congo bottom with no point.

Ghana will face Congo in their next qualifying match in 2017.

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