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Afcon penalty miss: I’m sorry – Ekuban to Ghanaians



Ghanaian striker Caleb Ekuban has apologised to Ghanaians for missing a penalty that led to Ghana’s exit from the Africa Cup of Nations competition ongoing in Egypt.

Ekuban’s penalty miss saw Tunisia advance to the quarter-final stage on a 5 – 4 scoreline after a 1 – 1 draw in regular time.

Shortly after the Black Stars defeat, Ekuban tweeted: “I’m sorry”.

Ekuban plays for Turkish Süper Lig club Trabzonspor on loan from Leeds United.

Ekuban was born in Italy to Ghanaian parents. He is a striker known for his pace, technical ability and strong physique.

This was his first Afcon.

Emmanuel Owusu is a Senior Editor at He is in charge of News and Shared Media. Emmanuel is a passionate writer of good standing and a Social Media Freak, who holds a Diploma in Marketing at Kumasi Technical University.