(Video) 2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Ethiopia defeat Lesotho 2-1



Two goals from Getaneh Kebede helped Ethiopia win 2-1 away to Lesotho in Group J, to boost their hopes of finishing as one of the best runners-up.

Meanwhile, Ghana went into their game away to Mauritius as favourites to win Group H even without captain and leading striker Asamoah Gyan, who has a thigh injury.

The Black Stars did not disappoint despite a cagey first half which ended without any goals.

Swansea’s Andre Ayew broke the deadlock in the 71st minute with a strike from close-range to relieve some of the tension.

Christian Atsu doubled Ghana’s score seven minutes later, finding the net following a pass from defender Baba Rahman.

The victory means that Ghana have qualified for their seventh successive Africa Cup of Nations finals since 2006.

Read more at: BBC Sport
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