2022 CHAN: Niger Republic Beat Ghana To Set Up Semi-Finalclash With Algeria

By Chimezie Nebolisa
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Niger Republic handed a 2-0 defeat to Ghana to book a place in the semi-finals of the 2022 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

The Nigeriens also beat Cameroon 1-0 in their must win final group game to secure qualification into the last eight.

Niger took the lead in the 11th minute after Imarana Dan Baro’sdeflected header ended inside the back of the net.

And in the 49th minute Soumana Hainikoye doubled the leadwith a beautiful curler into the far top corner.

Niger Republic will now take on hosts Algeria in the semi-finals.

Howevr, in the first quarter-final on Saturday, Madagascar overcame Mozambique 3-1.