Ghana advances to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. (Photo: Google Images)
Ghana advances to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.  (Photo: Google Images)
Ghana advances to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
(Photo: Google Images)

Al Jazeera is reporting that Ghana has advanced to the semi-finals for the fifth consecutive year in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Christian Atsu scored two goals and Kwesi Appiah added another to help Ghana advance to the semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Guinea.

Ghana will face host Equatorial Guinea in the semi-finals on Thursday in Malabo. A soft penalty cost Tunisia a semi-final place on Saturday as they went from a goal up in stoppage time against Equatorial Guinea in Bata to losing 2-1 in extra time. Tunisian Football Federation president, Wadie Jary, resigned from the Confederation of African Football on Sunday in protest of the soft penalty.

Manchester City team-mates Yaya Touré and Wilfried Bony helped seal Ivory Coast’s advancement to the semi-finals of the African Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win at the expense of Algeria on Saturday.

In Saturday’s other quarter-final Democratic Republic of Congo fought back from two goals down to beat Congo  4-2, with Dieumerci Mbokani scoring twice.

Read more at Al Jazeera or The Independent UK.

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