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Ghana Throws Key Players Off World Cup Squad

AP | By STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Ghana threw Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng out of its World Cup squad for disciplinary reasons on Thursday, plungin...

Why Ghana Is Flying Millions In Cash To The World Cup

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Ghana's cash-strapped football association has asked for an advance on the $8 million prize money it is guaranteed from the ...

Germany Can't Handle Ghana In World Cup Thriller

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Sports

Where Ghana goes at the World Cup, drama follows. The Black Stars gave Germany everything it could handle in a scintillating 2-2 draw with implica...

10 Things To See If You Visit Ghana

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

If the World Cup has taught us anything about travel so far, it's that we're still not very well-versed in Africa's diversity. Delta Air Lines cau...

How Ghana Is Making Sure Soccer Fans Can Watch The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

When Ghana faces off against the United States Monday night, 89 percent of the African nation is expected to tune into the hotly contested World Cup m...

Asamoah Gyan INJURED: Ghana Striker Hurts Ankle In Practice

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MOGWASE, South Africa — Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has injured an ankle in training for the World Cup quarterfinal match against Uruguay. Gyan ...

The Fine Art of Losing the World Cup

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lapham's Quarterly

The glory of seeing one's team lift the World Cup in triumph may be the dream of all fans, but as all true fans know, it is experience of losing that more crucially nurtures their relationship to soccer teams as symbols of their nations.

HIGHLIGHTS: Uruguay Eliminates Ghana From World Cup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Victories - and defeats - don't come any tougher than this. Uruguay survived when Ghana missed a penalty kick at the very end of extr...

FINISHED: USA Eliminated From World Cup In Extra Time

AP/Huffington Post | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Life on the edge came to an exhausting and crushing end for the United States against a familiar foe. Ghana sent the...

WATCH: Ghana Takes Lead Against USA AGAIN

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Ghana retook the lead over the United States at the World Cup by scoring just two minutes into extra time. Scroll down to watch 24-year-old striker As...

WATCH: Ghana Strikes First Against USA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The United States continued their trend of allowing early goals Saturday in South Africa, as Kevin-Prince Boateng scored for Ghana just four minute's ...

Germany Beats Ghana, Both Teams Advance At World Cup

AP/Huffington Post | NESHA STARCEVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Germany won. Ghana lost, then won. Mesut Oezil scored on a left-footed blast from outside the area Wednesday to give Germany a 1...

Undermanned Australia Manages Gritty Draw Against Ghana

AP | FRANK GRIFFITHS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Australia didn't wilt after an early ejection of one of its veterans. The Socceroos held on for a 1-1 draw despite G...

World Cup: Ghana Edges Serbia With Late Goal

AP | ROBERT MILLWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa — The first World Cup in Africa has its first African winner. Ghana stunned Serbia when Asamoah Gyan scored on an 84th-m...