Jordan Ayew Scores Hat trick as Ghana Beat Central African Republic In World Cup Qualifier


Crystal Palace forward, Jordan Ayew, netted a hat trick as Ghana defeated the Central African Republic in the African World Cup qualifiers.

Black Stars took the lead early in the match when Ayew scored from the penalty spot. But the lead was canceled out in the 11th minute when L. Mafouta secured an equalizer for Central African Republic at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

The visitors doubled their score in the 41st minute when Mafouta scored his second goal of the night.

But the Black Stars returned from the break with so much determination and restored parity in the 60th minute as Jordan scored his second goal of the night in the charged stadium on home soil. Fatawu scored Ghana’s third goal in the 62nd minute and Jordan netted his final goal in the 69th minute.

Mafouta caused a major scare for Ghanaians as he scored Central African Republic’s third goal in the 90th minute, with the continuing until the 98th minute.

The result from Kumasi has seen Ghana moved at the top of Group I with 9 points having lost just one of their four group matches and won three.

Comoros and Madagascar both sit second and third on the table with six points each, having played only three games each.

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