edition of the biggest soccer event.
the last 16 sides – unless Ivory Coast produce a miracle – or more specifically
nine goals – against Korea on Friday.
their World Cup 2006 feat of qualifying for the second round, where they will
meet USA in Rustenburg on Saturday.
World Cup appearance – happened with Germany as the hosts while Ghana were under
the tutelage of Serbian coach Ratomir Dujkovic.
Rajevac, sat on the West Africans’ bench.
their dream was within reach after they managed to keep Germany out for 45
their stay on the Group D summit – with their game and the one between Australia
and Serbia goalless.
the lead – and coach Joachim Loew the much-needed relief – in the 60th
dark cloud over what was once known as the dark continent after the elimination
of South Africa, Nigeria, Algeria and Cameroon.
with Ghana going through despite being equal on four points with Australia, who
ended up defeating Serbia 2-1.
efforts of Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon), Katlego Mphela (SA), Yakubu Aiyegbeni
(Nigeria) and Rafik Djebbour (Algeria) had crashed against the post in their
bettering Africa’s record of a quarterfinal finish – set by Cameroon and Senegal
– unless they stop squandering and start scoring.
matches this year – including five Africa Cup of Nations clashes, three
international friendlies and three World Cup matches.
conceded six in four games.
Freshlyground’s World Cup song Waka Waka: “This time for Africa.”