BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Elikem Akaba of Team Ghana celebrates with team mates after scoring their sides first goal during Men's Hockey - Pool B match between Ghana and Canada on day four of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at University of Birmingham Hockey & Squash Centre on August 01, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Ghana draw with Canada in Hockey

Ghana’s male hockey team drew 1-1 with Canada in their third Group match.

Captain Elikem Akaba scored Ghana’s first before Canada equalized.

The Black sticks thus get a positive result in the competition for the first time after humiliation to England and India in their two previous games.

Meanwhile Ghana’s Women’s hockey team will also take on their Canadian counterparts later today.

Team Ghana is still chancing a first medal at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with hopes still lying in boxing, an event which won Ghana’s only medal in the last edition.