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Ghana fans heartbroken, but still proud, after World Cup exit

Ghana fans heartbroken, but still proud, after World Cup exit

EarthTimes.org: Johannesburg/Accra - Ghanians were heartbroken but still fiercely proud of their team after the Black Stars, the last African side competing in South Africa, exited the World Cup at the hands of Uruguay on Friday.   "On Friday night, there will just be 11 stars visible - 11 black stars," a South African newspaper had [...]

Ghana’s World Cup run has Ethiopia dreaming

Ghana’s World Cup run has Ethiopia dreaming

Source, AFP: ADDIS ABABA — Ghana's amazing run in the World Cup may be a source of inspiration for Africa, but it's also providing a wake-up call for African nations to lay more emphasis on improving their football standards. In Ethiopia, thousands of fans have turned up in droves to watch the African teams make their mark in the World Cup, [...]

Brazil beats Chile 3-0 to reach WCup quarterfinals

Brazil beats Chile 3-0 to reach WCup quarterfinals

Source, AP: JOHANNESBURG — Five-time champion Brazil beat South American rival Chile 3-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Monday. Juan opened the scoring in the 34th minute at Ellis Park Stadium with a firm header from near the penalty spot off a corner kick. Luis Fabiano added to the lead in the 38th, receiving a one-touch [...]

Ghana Eliminates Team USA, Advances into the Quarterfinals

Ghana Eliminates Team USA, Advances into the Quarterfinals

(TsehaiNY.com)  Four years ago the Black Stars of Ghana eliminated Team USA in the first round of competition and today Team USA sought revenge. Celebrities and dignitaries like Kobe Bryant, Mick Jagger and former President Bill Clinton showed their support for Team USA but when it was all over, the Black Stars remained victorious winning [...]

With the Black Stars of Ghana, Africa’s Quest for a World Cup Continues

With the Black Stars of Ghana, Africa’s Quest for a World Cup Continues

(TsehaiNY.com) – Ivory Coast still had a slim chance of advancing to the knockout stage of the World Cup when they faced off against North Korea today.  The Elephants came out strong and dominated North Korea 3-0 but at the end it wasn’t enough.  In order to advance, Ivory Coast also needed a strong help from Brazil, but that did not [...]

Bafana, Bafana, South Africa’s Support Remains to the Boys!

Bafana, Bafana, South Africa’s Support Remains to the Boys!

By Rebecca Emiru, South Africa (TsehaiNY.com) - They’ve only played twice so far, but whenever they take the field, there’s an outpouring of support and joy. Even moderate football fans find themselves decked out in yellow and green and grabbing every vuvuzela and flag in the house so that they can show their pride as they watch the game at [...]