‘Super’ substitute Kwabena Owusu wins Man of the Match Award

3 years ago

Substitute Kwabena Owusu was named as the best player in Ghana’s 2-0 win over Mali in the last Group A match of the U23 AFCON in Egypt.

Owusu who came on in the second half scored twice to give Ghana the all-important win.

Thursday’s win over Mali ensured Ghana’s qualification to the semifinals stage after Egypt also defeated Cameroon 2-1 in the other Group A match.

The Spain based forward shot the Black Meteors into the lead in the 73rd minute with a header and doubled in 86th minute.

He becomes the second Black Meteors player to win the award after Evans Mensah won the MVP award in Ghana’s opening match against Cameroon.