tunisia win as ghana lose at kirin cup

tunisia enjoyed a 2-0 win over chile however ghana were thrashed four-1 by means of hosts japan within the kirin cup friendly match on friday.

ghana, tunisia and japan are using the event to put together for the arena cup which kicks off in qatar in november.

the results mean that tunisia will play japan within the very last while ghana take on chile inside the 0.33-vicinity play off recreation, with both fits being performed on tuesday.

ali abdi, who performs for caen in france, gave tunisia the lead just before half-time and denmark-based totally issam jebali sealed the win within the 89th minute.

it became a third game in eight days for the carthage eagles after a goalless draw with botswana on sunday and a four-zero win over equatorial guinea 3 days in advance in 2023 africa cup of nations qualifying.

japan ruled from the begin towards ghana and took the lead inside the twenty ninth minute whilst miki yamane started out and completed a passing flow on the edge of the region.

but then inside the forty fourth-minute an errors from yamane allowed ghana back into the game.

the fullback’s skip throughout the face of his personal penalty region turned into intercepted via christopher antwi-adjei and his layoff to jordan ayew changed into fired into the top nook.

japan had been lower back in the front earlier than the halftime whistle when kaoru mitoma’s curling ball from the left neglected the out-stretched boot of the sliding doan however still beat lawrence ati-zigi, inside the ghana aim.

mitoma, who is reduced in size to ideal league aspect brighton but spent ultimate season on mortgage with belgium’s union sg, unlocked the ghana defence again 17 mins from time whilst he turned daniel amartey before imparting kubo with a straight forward conversion.

replacement junya ito then installation daizen maeda, who had also come off the the bench, to slide in to attain the fourth eight minutes from time.

the black stars were playing their 1/3 sport in 9 days after starting their 2023 countries cup qualifying campaign last wednesday with a 3-zero win over madagascar and a 1-1 draw with vital african republic four days later.

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