WAFU 2019: Shafiu Mumuni’s hat trick sends Ghana to the finals
WAFU defending champions Ghana are through to the finals of the 2019 edition after beating Ivory Coast 3-1, thanks to a Shafiu Mumuni hat trick.
Ghana opened the scoring through Shafiu Mumuni who made the most of a scrappy goalmouth scramble to give his team in the lead in the 30th minute of the game.
Shafiu Mumuni added his second in the first minute into the second with a great finish to extend the lead for his side.
The Black Stars B captain completed his hat trick in the 49th minute, becoming the first player to achieve this feat in the history of the WAFU competition.
Ivory Coast pulled one back through Doumbia who beat the goalkeeper with a well-taken free-kick.
Ghana are in the finals of the WAFU 2019 and will face either Senegal or Mali in the final game of the tournament.