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Libya lift 2014 CHAN title

2014-02-01 22:59
Mohamed Elgadi (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Libya claimed the 2014 African Nations Championship title after defeating Ghana on a penalty shootout in the tournament final at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday evening.

The Black Stars created their best chance of the first half as early as the second minute, with striker Siedu Bansey arriving late in the box to meet a left-wing cross and power a header on target, but goalkeeper Mohamed Nashnush made a good diving save.

Libya 0

Ghana: Stephen Adams, Godfred Saka, Nuru Sulley, Abeiku Ainooson, Tijani Joshua, Anobaah Theophilus (Abdul Mohammed 99’), Aseidu Attorbrah, Jordan Opoku (Jackson Owusu 119’), Michael Akuffo, Siedu Bansey, Sulley Mohammed (Yahaya Mohammed 63’)

Results:

Final

Libya 0 Ghana 0 aet (Libya win 4-3 on penalties)

Third place play-off

Nigeria 1 (Christian Chinonso Obiozor 85) Zimbabwe 0

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