Ghana beat Rwanda 1-0 in AFCON 2017 qualifiers

Kigali, Sep 6 (IANS) Ghana beat Rwanda 1-0 in their second qualifier in Group H for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers (AFCON 2017), a media report said.

Ghanaian midfielder Wakaso Mubarak, who plays for Russian club Rubin Kazan, put his side in the lead during the match on Saturday, when he scored the lone goal in the 87th minute, Xinhua reported.

Ghana now has six points to remain at the top of the group.

Another Group H match is expected to be played on Sunday between Mozambique and Mauritius.

It is expected that each team will play six matches, after which the top two finishers in each group, plus the overall best third-place team, will advance to the final phase of 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be hosted by Gabon.

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