The Ghana National Amputee Football Team, the Black Challenge, beat their Nigerian counterparts, the Special Eagles, 4-0 to cruise into the quarter-final stage of the ongoing Cup of African Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF) currently going on in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The determined side ended the first half with a by Mubarik Mohammed, before scoring three more from the boots of Yusif Yahaya, Hamza Mohammed, and another by Mubarik Mohammed.

The Ghanaian team, who had already qualified to the quarter-finals ahead of the match, controlled every department of the game, making the Special Eagles of Nigeria mere passengers.

The win takes Ghana to the top of Group D, with maximum six points, followed by Egypt and Nigeria with a point each, following their goalless drawn game.

The team, made up of professionals from Turkey and a goalkeeper from Ghana, took the bold decision of ending their international drought by making it to the tournament, and the hunger for success is written all over their faces.

They have not only won the hearts of fans but are being hailed as the title contenders, as they play against Kenya on Wednesday in the third of the quarter-final matches.

In other games, Tanzania beat Sierra Leone 1-0, Morocco thrashed Uganda 3-1, Angola humbled Kenya 3-0 while Liberia thumped Cameroon 3-1.

Meanwhile, in Ghana, the disability fraternity is looking forward to welcoming the trophy, hoping this would change the woes of amputee football.

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