Ghana secured qualification to participate at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be played in Cameroon next year following a 3-1 victory over Sao Tome and Principe on Sunday evening at the Accra sports stadium.
Goals from Nicholas Opoku, Jordan Ayew and Baba Rahman put Ghana 3-0 up after the half hour mark before the visitors pulled one back seven minutes from time following a Razak Abalora blunder.
Her are the numbers behind Ghana’s AFCON qualification
6 – The number of games the Black Stars played in the qualification series starting with a 2-0 home win over South Africa in Cape Coast on 14 November 2019.
4 – The number of games won the Ghana. The team won two matches under former coach Kwesi Appiah and the remaining wins were chalked by CK Akonnor.
1 – The number of matches the Black Stars drew
1 – The number of games Ghana lost
9 – the number of goals the team scored
3 – the number of goals Ghana conceded
13 – the number of points amassed by the Black Stars in 6 games
6 – the number of different players who scored at least a goal for Ghana
2 – the number of goals scored by the joint-highest scorers for the Black Stars in the six games played. Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and Kudus Mohammed all scored twice.
2 – The number of away goals scored by the Black Stars