The desert warriors of Algeria defeat the black Stars of Ghana in a pre afcon friendly at Education City Stadium Qatar
The two national teams are preparing for the 2021 Afcon that will be held in Cameroon in a few days time and decided to play a preparation match before the main tournament kicks off
Adam Ounas who plays for Napoli as a winger gave the dessert foxes the lead on the 8th after dribbling pass Ghanaians left back Gideon Mensah and shot with his favourable left back straight into the net as Goalkeeper Nurudeen couldn’t save the feeble shot
Ghana came in dominating possession and dictating the pace of the game after Algeria taking the lead as thier dominance gave them one or two chances before the half break but couldn’t capitalize and equalize
Experience center back Jonathan Mensah scored an owngoal on 74th minutes to makes it two after the Algerians have made a double change to put more men upfront,with much attacking instinct they got thier second on the day.
Islam Slimani who was introduced from the bench to replace goal scorer Adam Ounas makes it three after goal keeper Lawrence Atizigi failure to grab a low cross from the foxes the winger from the right side
Game was a good test for both country as they prepared for the incoming Afcon that kick off in 4days time
The defending champion have been drawn in group E against Ivory Coast,Seirra Leon and Equatorial Guinea
The four time Champions Ghana have also been drawn in group C against Morroco, Comoros and Gabon whiles they play thier first match against Morroco on the 10th of January.