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Ghana edges out South Korea in nerve-wrenching 3-2 game

Ghana Blacks Stars are back with full vim in the ongoing World Cup after an exhilarating match packed with twists and turns that eventually ended 3-2 against South Korea at the Education City Stadium in Qatar.

Ajax forward Mohammed Kudus, who won man of the match lifted spirts high with two stunning goals.

It was a nervy start for the Ghanaians as the South Koreans controlled the game for the first ten minutes but momentum picked up for the Stars as they found their mojo after the 20th-minute mark with the midfield taking control of the game.

The opening goal for the Black Stars came through a corner kick by Jorda Ayew which fell toSouthampton center-half, Mohammed Salisu who found the net.

But the jubilation was nearly truncated.
After a tense wait on the final verdict from the VAR on a possible handball by Andre Ayew, the referee affirmed his decision sending Salisu and his teammates into wild jubilation.

Jordan again set up Mohammed Kudus for the game’s second goal and put the Black Stars in a comfortable position heading into the break.
Two stunning headers in three minutes from Cho Gue-sung, top-scorer in his domestic league, levelled the game after 61 minutes.

The Black Stars looked to have lost their focus allowing the Koreans to pile pressure.
Finally, a moment of brilliance saw Mensah drive forward and cut back for Inaki Williams, who missed the ball but again Kudus was on the end and curled the ball past the goalkeeper to restore Ghana’s lead.

The Stars held on, despite 10 minutes of added time, for their first victory of the 2022 World Cup.
Ghana now go into the game against Uruguay knowing a draw, and favourable results in the other games might well take them through to the Round of 16.

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