The Black Stars came from a goal down to score two of their own in the final 17 minutes of their clash against Bafana Bafana and win the group, while Algeria’s 2-0 victory over Senegal sees them take second place
South Africa surrendered an ideal winning position on Wednesday to head out of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations and finished the contest with just a point to their name.
Despite Mandla Masango’s early opener in Malabo, Ephraim Mashaba’s side were unable to hold out for all three points
All credit goes to Ghana, though, for continuing to plug away at the opposition and ultimately emerge with the victory needed to capitalise upon Senegal’s defeat and top the group.
John Boye equalised late on to revive their hopes, but it was Andre Ayew’s 83rd-minute strike which sealed the result
The Blacks Stars were somewhat desperate to see their fixture against Bafana Bafana come to an end in the closing phases, with goalkeeper Brimah Razak booked for time-wasting as the final whistle approached.
Avram Grant won’t care how his side managed to miraculous turnaround, however, just that it came to fruition and he can look forward to continuing his bright AFCON start to life as Ghana coach.
[AFCON 2015] Ghana tops Group C with its 2-1 Victory over South Africa ( MATCH REVIEW)SPONSORED