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U-20 AFCON: Black Satellites win fourth title on Ghana's 64th birthday celebration

Dark Satellites have secured their fourth U-20 Africa Cup of Nations prize after a 2-0 triumph over Uganda at the Stade Olympique de Nouakchott in Mauritania on Saturday.

Ghana's U-20 group lost on punishments to Egypt in their past last debut (2013) and meant to stay away from a rehash.

They figured out how to take care of business, making the country's 64th Independence Day festivity more extraordinary.

Captain Daniel Barnieh, who plays for Hearts of Oak, emegred as Ghana's legend. The striker scored in the two parts to guarantee the triumph over the Cranes, a side who were taking part in the competition interestingly.

Ghana might have gone behind from the get-go in the game. Derrick Kakooza, the competition's top scorer with five objectives, ran unto a splendid long ball from his partner however his endeavored dink missed the objective.

Abdul Karim Zito's men took control a while later and might have broken the halt inside 12 minutes.

Baffour's header from an inch wonderful corner dismiss came from the crossbar and the subsequent endeavor from Essiam had a similar result.

Ghana actually flooded forward and in the end got their objective in the 21st moment.

Barnieh insightfully ran in front of his marker and flicked a close to post corner past the resistance goalkeeper and into the net.

Zito's men struck again in the subsequent half to get their pad. In the 51st moment, Percious Boah's avoided pass fell serendipitously on Barnieh's way and he committed no error with the completion.

The Black Satellites have won the competition interestingly since 2013. They got nine objectives on their way to the title, the most significant standard count in the competition.

The victory implies Ghana join Egypt on four prizes, three behind Nigeria who are the best country.

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