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Australia’s hopes of emulating their 2006 knockout stage appearance hangs by a thread after their 1-1 draw with Ghana in Group D today.
Having had my last accumulator rudely scuppered by a rather dull 0-0 draw between the Ivory Coast and Portugal, the World Cup duly decided to rub it in by allowing the Swiss to beat the favourites Spain and simultaneously splash a further helping of egg on my face. Despite this, I have come back for […]
1. Nil A lot of people were predicting this game to be the first goal-fest of the 2010 World Cup, but look at Ghana’s recent competitive record, and you’ll find this result popping up a lot. In the 17 matches they have played in both qualifying and the 2010 African Cup of Nations, seven […]
Ghana make their second consecutive appearance at a World Cup Finals in South Africa. After a respectable last 16 appearance in 2006, the Ghanaians will be looking to go one step further this time around. At the head of their strike force will be 24-year-old Asamoah Gyan. Although appearing at his second finals, Gyan’s relatively […]
Egypt has retained the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Ghana in the final held at the Estádio 11 de Novembro in Luanda. Substitute Mohamed Gedo scored the only goal of the game, beating keeper Richard Kingson with a curling shot after a clever one-two in the 85th minute. Ghana dominated for […]
Ivory Coast became the first side to reach the quarter finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Ghana last night. The Ivorians took the lead through Gervinho after 23 minutes and extended their advantage just after the hour mark thanks to a free kick from Siaka Tiene. Skipper Didier Drogba […]
On the 4th of December 2006, Angola beat off competition from Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Senegal for the right to host the 27th edition of the African Cup of Nations. Paul Geraghty is here to preview each group, breaking down each nation taking part, talking about their qualification campaigns and identifying key players which may […]
England have today been given a favourable draw in today’s World Cup group draw, while Brazil, Portugal and the Ivory Coast will meet in the ‘Group of Death’. Tournament favourites Spain will also be happy with their draw having been placed in Group H alongside Switzerland, Honduras and Chile. England boss Fabio Capello will no […]
Brazil and Ghana will do battle in the final of the Under 20 World Cup in Egypt after overcoming Hungary and Costa Rica in their respective semi finals. A second half goal from Alan Kardec was enough for four-time tournament winners Brazil to see off Costa Rica 1-0 on Tuesday. The South Americans were faced […]