A 33rd minute penalty was all what the Black Stars needed to beat South Africa by a lone goal to nothing to book their place in the next round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifications.
Sportsworldghana.com brings to your how the the players fared as they are marked over ten.
Made a couple of good saves but generally he was not troubled by the South African attackers. He is gradually cementing his place as Ghana’s number one.
Andy Yiadom- 6
He was not that effective in the game but all his throws were on point and it went straight to the South African vital area
He was a pillar at the back of the Ghana defence, he defended very well and also moved forward to join the attack. He made a last minute fantastic clearance as the visitors were threatening
Defended gallantly at the back and provided the needed cover for the goalkeeper. He paired very well with Alexander Djiku. Amartey won Ghana the penalty in the 33rd minute
He brought stability to the back with his intelligent play. Made a couple of good tackles and he combined beautifully with Amartey
Had a good game, he did not do much of the tackling as Wakaso did all the dirty work.
He was the engine of the Ghana team, he did all the dirty work in midfield to release Baba Iddrisu off the burden. He made some great tackles.
Mohammed Kudus- N/A
Got injured in the 14th minute and was replaced by Daniel Kofi Kyereh
Daniel Kofi Kyereh-6.5
Replaced injured Mohammed Kudus and could have scored with his first touch bit he blasted the ball over the bar after being beautifully played through. He gradually warmed himself into the game with some delightful touches.
Had a fantastic game and was a torn in the flesh of the South African defenders especially in the second half. His movement when he had the ball was perfect.
He carried the team on his shoulders in his 100th appearance. The Ghana captain netted the only goal of the game through a 33rd minute penalty. Ayew was superb when he moved forward and also made some good tackles when the South Africans were on the offensive
After a quiet first half, he stepped up his game and caused serious problems for the South African right-back. He was twice unlucky not to have scored. He was the only player on the Ghana side who could take the ball and run direct into the South Africa vital area.
He came on in the 84th minute for Kamaldeen, he was put through by Kofi Kyereh but he hesitated and the South African keeper Ronwen Williams save the danger.