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Ghana beat FC Bunyodkor ahead of AFCON

Ghana beat FC Bunyodkor ahead of AFCON

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Egypt’s AFCON opponents Ghana have defeated Uzbekistan’s FC Bunyodkor 2-0 on Tuesday in their last test ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Uzbek side were holding out for a draw until substitute Asamoah Gyan put the Black Stars into the lead after 67 minutes with his first touch of the game.

READ: Ghana announce final squad for AFCON

Anderlecht’s winger Frank Acheampong doubled Ghana’s lead eight minutes later as he followed Bernard Tekpetey’s shot into the net, to earn the Black Stars a 2-0 win.

Ghana were drawn in Group D alongside Egypt, Uganda and Mali. They will kick off their campaign against Uganda on the 17th of January at Stade de Port-Gentil before facing Mali on the 21st and then going head to head against the Pharaohs four days later.

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