2022 WCQ: Bawumia salutes Black Stars’ hard-fought victory over South Africa

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has congratulated the Black Stars of Ghana on their hard-fought 1-0 victory over South Africa in the penultimate stage of the FIFA World Cup on Sunday evening at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Andre Dede Ayew’s expertly taken spot-kick in the 33rd minute was enough to hand Ghana a place in the playoffs to chase for a slot in the Mundial next year in Qatar.

“Congratulations to the Black Stars for topping Group G to qualify for the World Cup play-offs following a hard-fought victory over South Africa,” he said.

Going into the game, the Bafana Bafana lads only needed a draw or avoid defeat having topped the group with 13 points to progress to the next stage, but were denied the opportunity by Ghana away from home.

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He said, “Sorry to Bafana Bafana for missing the play-off by a whisker.”

Ghana advanced over South Africa with a goal advantage and would be among the 10 countries that would slug it out in the play-offs.

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