[Frontpage] African Cup of Nations Final

Ghana (Evens) take on Egypt (14/5) in the final of the African Cup of Nations at 4pm today. Both sides are without key players for this final with Ghana in particular missing a host of European based players. Their midfield has been decimated by injuries to Essien and Appiah and the disciplinary-enforced absence of Sulley Muntari while both Mensah and Plaintsil are missing from the defence. That’s five probable starters missing from their defensive eight which they’ve done very well to overcome to get this far.

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Boring enough final that. Nothing really happened until Egypt introduced their Rasmussen-esque supersub. Quality goal to win it. Nice ball from Zidan and a lovely finish.

Egypt were by far and away the best team in the tournament anyway.

1/1 for the front page tips.