African Cup

Ghana’s Badu scores 2013 Afcon opening goal

Ghana midfielder Agyemang BaduGhana midfielder Agyemang Badu is the first player to score at the Orange 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Udinese midfielder was on the end of  a Kwadwo Asamoah cross on 40 minutes to beautifully slot the ball home to give Ghana the lead in their opening Group B game taking place in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

This is his second goal in two consecutive Afcon tournament after his goal against Mali last year was shortlisted for the FIFA Puskas Award.

Yesterday’s opening games between South Africa and Cape Verde, Morocco and Angola all ended in a barren score.

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