Thursday, June 26, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo's winner secured all three points for Paulo Bento's men but it wasn't enough to see them through as they failed to overcome the goal difference deficit
With the 2014 World Cup™ in Brazil underway, Goal takes a look at the fan culture of the competing countries. Here we explore Ghana's Black Stars.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Ghanaian government has been forced to send $3 million to the Black Stars, who demanded payment before Thursday's game.
Both teams need a victory and a USA defeat to have any chance of advancing to the last 16 - a scenario which should ensure excitement at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha
Monday, June 23, 2014
World soccer's governing body is aware of allegations regarding proposed match-fixing in Ghana games.
With the second set of matches over, Goal takes a look at which teams are qualified, which ones are going home and which are still battling to make the knockout stage.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The Germany forward has set his sights on becoming the tournament's all-time leading scorer, aiming to surpass Ronaldo's tally when his side takes on the United States.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The Super Eagles boss was delighted after his side beat Bosnia to move up to second spot in Group F and says he is already thinking about the final game against Argentina.
The Black Stars have made a habit of producing exciting performances at football's biggest tournament in recent times and did so again on Saturday night.
The German and Ghanaian sides played to a 2-2 tie Saturday, leaving the U.S. team only needing a win against Portugal to advance to the round of 16.
The Black Stars striker gave his side the lead in the second half, drawing level with Roger Milla as the highest-scoring African at a World Cup.
The veteran is now just one goal shy of becoming the leading goalscorer in World Cup history after coming off the bench to spare his nation's blushes.
Joachim Low's side appeared to be running out of ideas before the veteran striker arrived to score a crucial leveler in Group G.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Joachim Low's men got off to the perfect start with a comprehensive thrashing of Portugal on Monday and will be hoping to carry on that momentum against the Africans.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Goal pundits from around the world ranked all teams in Brazil 2014 from 1 to 32. Here is their view of the participants after one matchday
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
A publication from the west African nation reported a news conference was canceled because of player unrest, but the federation denies those claims.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Despite breaking his nose in the first half, the American captain proved his toughness and helped lead his squad to a thrilling 2-1 victory against rival Ghana.
A late goal from halftime substitute John Brooks gave the United States a 2-1 triumph over Ghana in the teams' Group G opener. Goal gives you the best photos...
Clint Dempsey put the Americans in front after 34 seconds but the Black Stars' domination was rewarded by Ayew's leveler before Brooks won it dramatically late on.