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AFCON 2017 QUALIFIERS: Ghana draw 1-1 with Rwanda at home Featured

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Ghana were held to one all draw by Rwanda in the final qualification game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations at home.
 
 
The Black Stars of Ghana have wrapped up the qualification round of the next year's tourney after drawing 1-1 with the Amavubis of Rwanda at the Accra Sports Stadium this afternoon.
 
Samuel Tetteh broke the deadlock in the 24th minute with a long range shot to register his first international goal.
 
The four time winners of the competition failed to increase the tally in the first department of the game after wasting several chances they created.
 
Back from recess, Atletico Madrid enforcer Thomas Teye Partey came on for David Accam but was booked for a hand ball.
 
The visitors had equalizer from a well taken free kick from a substitute Muhadjiri Hakizimana in the 83rd minute.
 
Avram Grant's side could have run riot but thanks to goalkeeper Hassan Ndayishimiye who made numerous saves to earn his side a point.
 
Ghana have maintained their unbeaten run in the qualifiers as they finished on top with 14 points whiles Rwanda lies second with seven points.
 
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