Today the two finalists of the 3rd edition of the African Nations Championship will be known. Today we will live two semi-finals posters with a Nigeria -Ghana highly anticipated on the continent. In addition, a no less interesting Zimbabwe and Libya that could allow the emergence of one of these nations on the continent.
This is the game that everyone expects. Nigeria -Ghana or the poster between two prominent African breeders for several months. The first (Stephen Keshi ) is the most known as he won last year’s Afcon in South Africa , but the second (Maxwell Konadu) is none other than the assistant of Kwesi Appiah, Boss Black Stars A, one of the best teams in Africa. They compete with local players they hope to take to the World Cup.
The first feat of Javier Clemente?
To get there, the Super Eagles finished second in a group that included South Africa (host country) and Mali. But it’s in the quarterfinals that Agbim and his teammates have impressed everyone. 3-0 at halftime, Nigerians equalize in the second half before winning 4-3 in overtime.
For their part, Ghana suffered before snatching their ticket to the semifinals. The Black Stars have had their victory through a penalty transformed by Kwabena Adusei in the last minutes of the meeting. Enough however to pass but it will take more effort to overcome Nigerians whose attack is already the most blistering with 12 goals in the competition).
Appointed head of the team last September, Javier Clemente already plays a good competition. The Spanish coach could send Libya to the CHAN final if the Knights of the Mediterranean happen to dispatch Zimbabwe this afternoon. And in view of what they showed hitherto, no need to say they have the means. But they should be careful about a Warriors crew led by a devastating left footed player, Kuda Mahachi already coveted by South African icons.
15h GMT: Zimbabwe – Libya
18h 30: Ghana – Nigeria