CHAN 2014: Libya Beats Ghana to Clinch Cup
The national team of Libya has won the 2014 edition of African Nations Cup Championship after beating Ghana Black Stars 4-3 on penalties in the final of the third edition of the tournament in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday. The two teams failed to find the back of the net at regulation and extra time.
Ghanaian goalkeeper Stephen Adams saved two spot kicks from, Mohamed Elgadi and Abdelsalam Omar to tie the first five kicks at 3-3 and trigger sudden death penalties. Ahmed El Trbi scored the sixth penalty for Libya before Joshua Tijani missed his for Ghana to spark celebrations from the Mediterranean Knights of Libya.
Nigeria’s Ejike Uzoenyi won the most valuable player of the tournament while the Super Eagles also picked up the CAF Fair Play Award.
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