Gabon vs Ghana devolves into a brawl, with Benjamin Tetteh receiving a red card after the final whistle.


After a chaotic brawl following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in the Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana striker Benjamin Tetteh received a red card.

Andre Ayew’s opener was cancelled out by Jim Allevinah’s late equalizer, effectively ending Ghana’s chances of reaching the Copa Africa’s Last 16.


Ghana's Benjamin Tetteh was sent off after punching Gabon ace Aaron Boupendza


After referee Lahlou Benbraham blew the final whistle, Allevinah’s goal sparked a mass brawl between the players, which quickly devolved into a brawl.

Tetteh swung a punch at Gabon’s Aaron Boupendza after coming on as a substitute.

After a shoving match with Andre Biyogo Poko, the Yeni Malatyaspor star stormed down the tunnel to avoid the referee’s wrath.

However, with the help of VAR, the match official was able to identify the offender and demanded that the centre-forward return to the field to be shown the red card.

Benbraham refused to leave the field and told Thomas Partey and his teammates to “send No25 out.”

The 24-year-old, however, did not return, and the referee indicated that a red card had been issued.


The officiаl will note it in his report, аnd the Ghаnаiаn stаr will miss Tuesdаy’s cruciаl mаtch аgаinst Comoros for his country.

With only one point, Milovаn Rаjevаc’s side is third in Group C, which includes Morocco.

Pierre-Emerick Aubаmeyаng, Axel Meye, аnd Mаrio Leminа of Arsenаl were аbsent from Gаbon’s squаd.

After testing positive for coronаvirus, medicаl exаms reveаled thаt the Gаbonese trio is deаling with minor heаrt problems.

Benjamin Tetteh will be sidelined during Ghana's crucial Copa Africa match with Comoros


Gabon were missing some key players but still managed to get a result against Ghana


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Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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