The Ghana Black Stars have beaten the odds of injury, inexperience and young age of their players to beat a more experienced and determined Super Eagles of Nigeria one nil to get to the finals of the African Nations Cup in Angola Thursday January 28, 2010.
Striker Asamoah Gyan headed in the classic lone goal in the 21st minute after ‘Kingmaker’ Kwadwo Asamoah lobbed the ball in from a corner kick.
The Stars held on till half time.
In the second half the Nigerians came in strongly and made inroads into the Ghanaian half but were unable to score.
Soon after the final whistle the country erupted into spontaneous celebration as citizens of all ages marched through streets singing and chanting victory songs.
By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi