Black Stars Ready For Uganda Showdown

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However, with 8 points from five outings, their campaign could be all over if Group E leaders Egypt defeat Congo on Sunday.

Even with the faint chance, the team believe victory against the Cranes of Uganda could restore that hope and pride after the Ugandans held Ghana to a 1-1 draw in their opening game of the World Cup qualifying campaign in Tamale.

"Mr Bennett and (his) assistants denied Ghana a flawless goal in the 93rd minute with television replays showing that it was a ideal goal".

In a controversial contest, Ghana had a goal disallowed at the death with the linesman wrongly flagging Raphael Dwamena offside, despite replays showing the Black Stars forward was comfortably onside.

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has urged the Ghana Football Association to protest the stars' drawn game with the Cranes of Uganda.

The GFA says it is questioning the disallowed 93rd-minute goal and penalty, as well as other decisions by the officials.

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As if that weren't enough, they had to do so after an embarrassing loss to division foe the New York Jets. Through the first four weeks of the season, the Miami Dolphins have the NFL's worst statistical offense.


Ghana was emboldened by FIFA's unprecedented decision last month to order a South Africa-Senegal qualifier from 2016 to be replaced because of match-fixing by the referee.

Lamptey was banned for life, and the replay could help Senegal qualify for the World Cup.

Farouk Miya blasted wide from a free kick after six minutes, while Okwi's cross cross after 17 minutes was also punched out of danger by Ghana's goalkeeper Richard Ofori.

If the Pharaohs of Egypt win tomorrow's game, they will go to 12 points thus qualifying for the World Cup with one game left before completion of group stages.

Only Nigeria has qualified for next year's tournament in Africa.

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