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Ghana paired with Nigeria in 2022 AWCON qualifiers

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Ghana has been paired with Nigeria in the 2022 Total African Women’s Cup of Nations to be staged in Morocco.

The draw was held on Monday, May 10 at the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

The qualification series saw a record of 44 member associations taking part in the qualifiers’ series minus Morocco who gained an automatic qualification as hosts.

It will be the first edition organized under the format of 12 teams.

The draw was conducted by CAF’s Senior Manager of Women’s Football & Futsal’s Heba Sarwat with assist from Egyptian footballer Nadine Ghazy.

The qualifiers would be a Home and Away format and the highest aggregate winners would qualify to join Morocco for the final showdown next year.

Below is the full draw:

First round

M1 – Uganda v Ethiopia

M2 – Kenya v South Sudan

M3 – Eritrea v Burundi

M4 – Djibouti v Rwanda

M5 – Malawi v Zambia

M6 – Tanzania v Namibia

M7 – Zimbabwe v Eswatini

M8 – Angola v Botswana

M9 – Mozambique v South Africa

M10 – Algeria v Sudan

M11 – Egypt v Tunisia

M12 – Equatorial Guinea v DR Congo

M13 – Sao Tome and Principe v Togo

M14 – Congo v Gabon

M15 – Central African Republic v Cameroon

M16 – Sierra Leone v Gambia

M17 – Liberia v Senegal

M18 – Mali v Guinea

M19 – Guinea Bissau v Mauritania

M20 – Burkina Faso v Benin

M21 – Nigeria v Ghana

M22 – Niger v Cote d’Ivoire

Second Round

Winner M1 v Winner M2

Winner M3 v Winner M4

Winner M5 v Winner M6

Winner M7 v Winner M8

Winner M9 v Winner M10

Winner M11 v Winner M12

Winner M13 v Winner M14

Winner M15 v Winner M16

Winner M17 v Winner M18

Winner M19 v Winner M20

Winner M21 v Winner M22

Source: GNA

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Messi wins his first Major Trophy with Argentina after beating Brazil in the Copa America Finals

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Argentina has beaten their South America rivals Brazil 1-0 to win the Copa America.

This victory would mean a lot for the Captain of Argentina Lionel Messi as a national team trophy has eluded him for years.

Messi at the junior level won an Olympic medal with Argentina at the junior level but had to wait for years to be able to win this major trophy.

A first half goal by Angel Di Maria which was scored in the 22nd Minute of play was enough to give Argentina that important win over Brazil.

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Under 24 South Korea 3-1 Ghana -Ten-man Taegeuk Warriors too strong for Black Meteors.

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Samuel Fabin’s side could not find a way past the Olympic-bound outfit in Seogwipo 

Ghana U24 have suffered their third straight defeat of their Asian tour following a 3-1 loss to South Korea U24 in an international friendly fixture on Saturday.

Sang-Min Lee, Seung-Woo Lee, and Kyu-Seong Jo were on target for the Taegeuk Warriors, making little of Samuel Obeng Gyabaa’s consolation.

The match is the first of two games between the two sides.

It follows back-to-back 6-0 and 4-0 defeats to Japan’s U24 team in two earlier friendlies.

The games are part of Ghana’s preparations for the 2023 Africa Cup while both Japan and Korea use the matches as tests for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.

Having drawn blanks in their two previous fixtures, Meteors coach Samuel Paa Kwasi Fabin named a strong attacking line, putting faith in Genk winger Osman Bukari, Schalke 04 man Joselpho Barnes and Colchester United attacker Kwame Afriyie Adubofour Poku.

In the 18th minute, Sang-Min put the hosts in front, beating Ghana centre-back Frank Assinki to head home a cross from the right.

When Jin-Ya Kim was sent off for a reckless tackle in the 39th minute, it appeared as though Fabin’s outfit were going to capitalise on their numerical advantage to mount a fight-back.

The Meteors held their own for the remainder of the first half but saw their defence breached 13 minutes after the break as Seung-Woo reacted quickly to send a rebound into the net after his first effort fell back into play after crashing against the upright.

In the 66th minute, it was Kyu Seong’s turn to register his name on the score sheet, coolly taking a ball into the box on his chest with his back to goal and hitting a close range shot on the turn into the net.

Ghana finally found the back of the net 15 minutes prior to full-time, their first goal in three games when substitute Obeng shot past the Korea goalkeeper.

The two sides will meet again on Tuesday for the second game and Ghana’s last of their Asian tour.

The Meteors are set to watch the upcoming Olympics behind their TV sets after failing to secure qualification for the championship during the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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Copa America; Brazilian Supreme Court rules tournament can go on.

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Copa America, which is set to start on Sunday, can go ahead in Brazil, the country’s Supreme Court has decided.

Judges held an emergency session on Thursday to consider requests to halt the competition because of the coronavirus pandemic.

It was argued that hosting the tournament would endanger the lives of thousands of people.

The judges said that the Brazilian constitution did not give the court the power to block it.

But they said that state governors and city mayors should do more to ensure “appropriate health protocols” are respected.

They also expressed their dismay at President Jair Bolsonaro’s last-minute decision to stage the tournament, which will be held with no fans in stadiums.

Teams face mandatory testing every 48 hours. Their movements will be restricted and they will travel to host cities aboard chartered flights.

The tournament, postponed from 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, was originally to have been staged in Colombia and Argentina.

But Colombia was removed as co-host on 20 May because of domestic civil unrest, and Argentina was then stripped of its host status on 30 May, with organisers citing coronavirus concerns and the “present circumstances”.

Earlier this week, Brazil’s players criticised the idea to hold the tournament in their country.

Brazil has recorded more than 475,000 deaths attributed to coronavirus, the second highest number in the world after the US.

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