Ghana’s striker, Asamoah Gyan striked late to give Ghana’s side of victory over Algeria. Gyan struck a dramatic stoppage-timer winner as Ghana kickstarted their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 Group C victory against Algeria in Mongomo on Friday, 22nd January,2015.

Asamoah Gyan


The striker who missed the opening 2-1 defeat by Senegal due to a mild bout of malaria was brought into the starting line-up by coach Avram Grant for a a must win encounter against the Algerians and also snatched all three points in the second minute of injury time.

His goal lit up the face of Ghanaian s and allowed Ghana to move level with Algeria and Senegal on 3 points in the group. In the closing stages of the game, both sides made changes in an effort to find a breakthrough, with time running out, Grant frantically yelled out instructions from the touchline and Mubarak Wakaso belted a hopeful ball up field and Gyan produced a moment of magic to delight his team mates and Ghanaian…More about Gyan here.