Ghana secured a 3-1 victory against Liberia in an international friendly match at Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday evening, following an outstanding performance by the Black Stars in the second half.
After teaming up for a win against Central African Republic in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers last Thursday, Ernest Nuamah and Mohammed each scored a goal to ensure a comfortable 3-1 win for Ghana in the friendly on Tuesday.
Black Stars coach Chris Hughton made several changes to the team that defeated the Central African Republic on matchday six of the qualifiers. Teenage sensation Nuamah earned a starting role following his impressive second-half performance against CAR, where he scored the winning goal.
Medeama SC duo Abdul Fatawu Hamidu and Jonathan Sowah made their debuts as defenders alongside Hamburg’s Stephan Ambrosius.
Ghana was close to scoring just two minutes after kickoff, but a brilliant save by goalkeeper Boison Wynney kept the Leone Stars in the game.
Ghana continued to dominate the match, keeping the Liberian attack at bay as they failed to register a single shot on target.
Bournemouth star Antoine Semenyo couldn’t break the deadlock for the Black Stars in the 35th minute, despite a brilliant run from midfield that left the opposing goalkeeper behind. The Black Stars eventually opened the scoring seven minutes into the second half when Nuamah found the back of the net with a superb strike.
West Ham newcomer Kudus extended Ghana’s lead by beating the Liberian goalkeeper with an excellent close-range effort after receiving a pass from Nuamah.
Substitute Jordan Ayew increased Ghana’s lead with a rebound, before Divine Rosevelt Teah provided consolation for the Lone Stars in the late stages of the match.
Ghana will face the United States men’s national soccer team in their next international friendly match in October, before taking on Madagascar in the opening match of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers in November.