Black Galaxies beat Egyptian giants Al Alhy in pre-CHAN friendly

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Ghana’s local national team, the Black Galaxies came from a goal down to defeat Egyptian giants Al Ahly 3-1 in a friendly encounter at the El Tetsh Stadium in Cairo.

Al Ahly struck first in opening minutes of the first half, before Solomon Adomako equalized for the team minutes to the break. In the second half, Ghana scored two more goals through a Daniel Afriyie Barnieh spot-kick and good finish from substitute Abdul Razak Yussif.

This is the Black Galaxies’ second win since the team began camping in Egypt after beating Egypt’s Under-20 side 2-0 at the Cairo International Stadium on Tuesday.

The local nation team will continue their stay in Cairo and will be involved in more friendly games before jetting off to Algeria for the CHAN tournament slated for Friday, January 13 to Saturday, February 4, 2023.

Ghana is pitted in Group C for the group stages of the competition alongside holders Morocco, two-time bronze winners Sudan and debutants Madagascar.

The Black Galaxies will kickoff their campaign against Madagascar on Sunday, January 15, before playing Sudan on Thursday, January 19 and Morocco on Monday, January 23.

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