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Ghana Amputee Football Team Crowned Champions of 2023 African Paralympic Games

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The Ghana Amputee Football team was crowned champions of the 2023 African Paralympic Games on Sunday, September 10, after beating Morocco 2-1 in the final. The match was played at the MacDan Park in Accra, Ghana.

Ghana took the lead in the 20th minute through Samuel Adade, but Morocco equalized in the 35th minute through Abdellah El Amrani. The Ghanaians then scored the winning goal in the 70th minute through Emmanuel Ofori.

The victory is Ghana’s first ever gold medal in the African Paralympic Games. The team is made up of players who have lost limbs due to accidents or war. They have shown great determination and skill to win the tournament.

Their victory is an inspiration to people all over Africa. It shows that anything is possible if you set your mind to it. The team’s captain, Richard Opentil, said that the victory was for all the amputees in Africa. He said, “This is for all the amputees in Africa who have been told that they can’t do anything. We have shown them that we can do anything we set our minds to.”

The Ghana Amputee Football team is now preparing for the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. They will be hoping to build on their success in the African Paralympic Games and win a medal in Paris.

Here are some more details about the match:

  • Ghana dominated possession for most of the match, but Morocco created the better chances in the first half.
  • The Ghanaians took the lead in the 20th minute through Adade, who scored from close range after a good cross from Richard Ofori.
  • Morocco equalized in the 35th minute through El Amrani, who scored with a powerful shot from outside the box.
  • Ghana scored the winning goal in the 70th minute through Ofori, who scored from a free kick.
  • The Ghanaians had several chances to extend their lead in the second half, but they were denied by some good saves from the Moroccan goalkeeper.

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