Black Challenge Defies Odds to Reach African Amputee Football Championship Semi-Finals

Author: Victoria Nana Adwoaloud Kwofie

The Black Challenge of Ghana has overcome incredible odds to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the African Amputee Football Championship in Egypt.

Despite earlier appeals for support from the government and stakeholders falling on deaf ears, the team showcased remarkable resilience and skill, defeating Tanzania 4-1 in a thrilling quarter-final match.

Yussif Yahaya and Hamza Mohammed were the stars of the show, each netting two goals to seal the victory. Yahaya opened the scoring, setting the pace for a dominant performance, while Mohammed’s brace earned him the most valuable player award and solidified his standout status in the tournament.

The victory not only highlights the team’s exceptional talent but also underscores their determination and spirit in the face of adversity.

As they advance to the semi-finals, the Black Challenge continues to inspire and rally support from their compatriots and fans across Africa.

Ghana will face Algeria in the semi-finals on Saturday, May 25, 2024.