Ghana clinch men’s football gold

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Host nation Ghana beat Uganda 1-0 to take the men’s football gold medal at the African Games at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday.

Jerry Afriyie’s injury-time strike secured the Black Satellites’ first football gold medal in the African Games for 13 years.

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Uganda thus took the silver medal, with Senegal claiming bronze in the men’s football category.

Ghana also clinched gold in the women’s football tournament, after the Black Princesses defeated Nigeria 2-1 on Thursday.

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