#CHAN2014 Final: Ghana Vs. Libya — LIVE UPDATES

Welcome to our live updates of the final match Ghana and Nigeria. Sorry that we are commencing this commentary 20 minutes into the match. It was due to a technical hitch at our end.

7:23: 25 minutes played in the finals of the African Nations Championship. Ghana 0-0 Libya.

7:30: Free kick to Libya. Ghana have enjoyed a lot of attacking play and a few wasted opportunities.

7:31: More than 30 minutes played, and Ghana are the more determined of the two teams. They are pushing forward, making deft touches and taking shots at the Libyan goal

7:38: Free kick to Libya but it was given away as Ghana assumes possession of the ball

7:39: Libyan are also making occasional inroad into the Ghana half with one of its players unleashing a power shot that flew over the bar

7:47 End of first half. Scoreline remain Ghana 0-0 Libya.

8:02 Second half starts.

8:07 With 50 minutes played, both sides are still pushing equally to the lead. but Ghana leads so far in foul table. A Libyan player have just been wheeled off the pitch. A free-kick is awarded after that, and the Ghana goalkeeper is down receiving treatment after colliding with his teammate.

8:17 So far, Ghana has made more efforts to win this match but have suffered poor delivery. They lead libya with 2-0 attempts on target. First substitution by Ghana. Yahaya Mohammed replaces limping Sulley Mohammed.

8:20 Libyan Omar substitutes Ganuri as the second change in this final match.

8:24 Libya’s first corner kick in the match is poorly delivered, ending up in between Ghana goalie’s palms. Match continues 68″ Ghana 0-0 Libya

8:34 Two Ghan players rolling on the pitch after a terrible collision during an attacking player with a Libyan. They receive medicare.

8:38 We are now into the last 10 minutes of the match. No side looks good to score yet. We might see another prolonged final.

8:49 End of 90 minutes. Ghana 0-0 Libya. the match proceeds to extra time, 15 minutes on each side. But first, the players catch their breadth.

8:55 Extra time begins.

9:03 Ghana makes another substitution, hoping to change the game and win a goal. But it is the Libyans who have recently heightened their search for a goal.

9:10 Half time in extra time. Still no goal. Both side now swap sides and if at the end of the next 15 minutes, there is still no goal, a penalty shootout will decide the winner.

9:14 Libyan Omar wastes a golden opportunity to put his country ahead after he failed to convert a point blank nodder in the sir yard area. Great goalkeeping by the Ghana goalkeeper.

9:25 Owusu in, Opoku off, as Ghana searches for a late inspiration with its third and final substitution.

9:28 End of extra time. The match still goalless. The final will proceed to penalties, the first in CHAN history.

Penalty Kicks

Libya: 1 1 1 0 0 1

Ghana: 0 0 1 1 1 0


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