The Black Stars of Ghana experienced a shocking loss against Comoros on matchday two of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday, November 21.
The ‘Coelacanths’ got all the three points at home to go top of Group I having previously beaten Central African Republic in their first match.
Ghana began on a sluggish note in the first couple of minutes into the game. Antoine Semenyo almost gave the Black Stars the lead in the first six minutes but the Bournemouth forward’s work went into the side net.
Jordan Ayew additionally verged on scoring but his header from six yards out went only wide of the Comoros post.
Comoros’ Myziane Maolida went on a solo run getting the ball in the midfield and running past three Black Stars defenders prior to beating Richard Ofori in the penalty box to open the scoring in the 43rd minute.
That strike gave the home side the benefit heading into the break. After the break, Chris Hughton introduced Mohammed Kudus who replaced Andre Ayew in the beginning setup.
Antoinne Semenyo and Inaki Williams got some fine opportunities in the beginning minutes of the last part of the game, but at the same time couldn’t track down the back of the net.
Substitute Majeed Ashimeru took a stab from far on a mission to get the goalkeeper unsuspecting failed to get his effort on track.
Inaki was given a late opportunity at goal from an Abdul Fatawu Issahaku cross but his header failed to beat the goalkeeper.
The Black Stars continued to mount pressure to get the equaliser yet all endeavors fizzled. In spite of that pressure, Chris Hughton’s men were never going to draw level with the game proceeding to end in disgrace for them.
The win sees Comoros go top of Group I after two wins in two matches while Ghana stay on three points.