Niger defeat Sierra Leone, Ghana thrash Congo

Ahram Online & AP, Sunday 27 Mar 2011

Goals from Prince Tagoe, Dominic Adiyiah and substitute Sulley Muntari gave Ghana a 3-0 away win over Congo in their African Cup of Nations qualifying Group I match on Sunday

Sulley Muntari

Tagoe struck after just five minutes, his Partizan Belgrade team mate and strike partner Adiyiah scored on 30 minutes and Muntari came off the bench in the second half to seal a convincing victory for Africa's top-ranked team.

It was a second win in three qualifying games for Ghana.

Also on Sunday, Niger enhanced their chances to qualify for the finals after defeating Sierra Leone 3-1 at home.

The hosts are Second of the group G with six points, just one behind leaders South Africa.

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