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Ghana women win tough match, Tanzania draws late.

The highly-anticipated match between Ghana and Ethiopia at the 13th edition of the African Games did not disappoint.

In a nail-biting 90 minutes, the host team emerged victorious with a narrow 1-0 scoreline.

Ghanaian striker Comfort Owusu was the hero of the day, scoring the deciding goal in the 58th minute.

However, the win did not come without its challenges.

Ghana was dealt a major blow when Abiba Issa received a red card, leaving them with only 10 players on the field in the 79th minute.

But the team showed immense resilience and determination, fending off Ethiopia’s relentless attacks to secure their opening victory of the tournament.

Meanwhile, Tanzania and Uganda faced off in a highly contested match that ended in a 1-1 draw.

Uganda’s Magret Kunihira had put her team ahead with a goal in the 41st minute, but Tanzania refused to go down without a fight.

Aisha Juma Mnunka became the hero for Tanzania by scoring a late equalizer in the 89th minute, ensuring that both teams shared the spoils in what was an entertaining and evenly-matched encounter.

Overall, it was a thrilling day of football at the African Games, with both matches showcasing the skill, passion, and fighting spirit of the participating teams.

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