Sunday, 31 January 2010

Perfect Pharaohs Beat Superb Black Stars

 By Hakeem Babalola
Egypt maintained their perfect record in the 2010 Nations Cup by defeating Ghana by a lone goal in the final at Estadio 11 Novembro in Luanda, Angola.

It seemed at some point that the match would go on to the extra-time until the 85th minutes when Gedo through a one touch pass netted home the winning goal in the 85th minute.

The Pharaohs have become the first nation to win the cup for three consecutive times having won it in 2008 and 2006 respectively.

Egypt who is unbeaten in the tournament has now lifted the trophy for the seventh time thus extend their record as the most successful nation.

Although Egypt did not qualify for the South Africa 2010 World Cup in June, the win is a solid consolation for the Pharaohs who defeated Algeria who had sealed their world cup hope - by 4-0 in the semi-final read more

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