Ethiopia 2-1 Gahana
4′ 9′ Ame Mohammed
88′ Jonah Osabutey
Full Time: Ethiopia takes a slander lead to the second leg.
90+3′ Painstil almost restored parity with a beautiful strike.
90+3′ Ame’s shot saved Baah.
90′ Three added time left to play.
89′ Substitution Ethiopia:
18. Habtamu Gezaghen In
17. Dawit Mamo Out.
88′ Goal Jonah Osabutey!
Ghana pulled one back through Osabutey. Osabutey scores with a simple tap in.
85′ Ghana has scored through Dauda Mohammed but it was ruled out. Mohammed was on off side position when he received the ball.
81′ Ghanaian are throwing everything to get a goal. They have been lacking the attacking edge upfront.
78′ Substitution Ethiopia:
5. Kidane Assefa In
16. Zelalem Esayas Out
75′ Substitution Ghana:
9. Joseph Paintsil In
8. Isaac Twum Out.
71′ Fans cheered when they thought the home team received a penalty but the referee waves play on. It wasn’t a penalty.
65′ Isaac Twum fires from range but it was dreadfully off target. Sense of frustration mounting up in this Ghana side.
63′ Substitution Ethiopia:
14. Abubeker Sani In
10′ Surafel Awel Out.
62′ Ame came close to complete his hat trick after Ghana goalie Kwame Baah’s howler.
61′ The first yellow card of the game goes to Michel Otou.
53′ Osabutey had a chance from a tight angle but he sent the ball wide of the far post.
49′ Daniel Rahemeto with an ambitious effort from range. It was off target.
Second Half Underway.
Second Half Substitution: Ghana
12. Moses Sarpong In
11. Evans Mensah In
7. Charles Boateng Out
14. Emmanuel Lomotey
Half Time: The hosts take a 2-0 lead over their Ghanaian counterpart thanks to Ame Mohammed’s brace.
45′ Boateng had a glorious chance to pull one back but he skied the ball from close range.
45′ Two added minutes left.
45′ Surafel heads from close range but Baah collects the ball easily.
43′ Close! Jonah Osabutey struck from a tight angle. However, his shot went over the crossbar.
38′ Ame is down injured. He is receiving treatment.
34′ Konda almost pulled one back through a header. His effort inches wide.
30′ Ame came close to grab a hat trick but he was off side.
26′ Desta Demu did great to deny Ghana from pulling one back.
23′ Dauda Mohammed unleashed a strong volley that sails way over the crossbar.
21′ Ghana are attacking in numbers but the hosts are still unbreakable at the back.
18′ Enouch Adu’s cross was met by Charles Boateng, who headed over the bar.
13′ Dawit Mamo played a give and go with Ame but his final shot was off target.
10′ Michel Otou sends a powerful shot. It sails wide.
9′ Goal Ame!
Ame dispossessed Issaku Konda and fired past the goalie to double the lead.
4′ Goal Ame Mohammed!
Ethiopia takes the lead after Ame found the back of the net with a rebound. Surafel Awel’s effort was denied by Kwame Baah but Ame scores the first.
Kick off: The hosts get this interval underway.
15:52 We are done with national anthems.
Ethiopia U20 Starting XI
1 TekleMariam Shanko
7 Desta Demu – 6 Tesfaye Shibiru – 2 Haider Mustefa – 3 Daniel Rahmeto
16 Zelalem Esayas – 13 Zerihun Birhanu(C) – 11 Dawit Tefera – 17 Dawit Mamo
9 Ame Mohmmed – 10 Surafel Awol
12 Mintesinot Yegile
18 Habtamu Gezahegn
4 Temesgen Adamu
15 Michael Lema
8 Enyew Kassahun
5 Kidane Assefa
14 Abubeker Sani
Ghana U20 starting XI:
1 Kwame Baah
17 Enoch Adu – 3 Geofrey Acheampong – 2 Daniel Amoah -15 Ishaku Konda
13 Michel Otuo – 8 Isaac Twum – 14 Emmanuel Lomotey – 18 Jona Osabutey
7 Charles Boateng – 10 Dauda Mohamed(c)
4 Mohamed Amando
5 Kingsley Fobi
6 Nicholas Opoku
9 Joseph Paintsil
11 Evans mensah
12 Moses sarpong
16 Benjamin Asiedu