Asamoah Gyan's late penalty earned Ghana a 1-0 winning start to their World Cup campaign at the expense of 10-man Serbia in Pretoria.
The impressive Gyan, who also hit the post twice for Ghana, fired home from the spot in 84th minute after Zdravko Kuzmanovic had been adjudged to have handled a cross in the area.
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Serbia coach Radomir Antic is confident his team will be able to cope with the "huge psychological pressure" they are set to encounter as they begin their World Cup campaign against Ghana in Pretoria.
Playing in their first finals as an independent nation, Serbia will be determined to get off to a good start against G View more »
Kevin-Prince Boateng could have done enough to secure himself a starting role for Ghana in their World Cup opener against Serbia after impressing on his debut in the 1-0 win against Latvia on Saturday.
With injury doubts over Sulley Muntari persisting, Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac is looking for alternatives View more »
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP)—Substitute Quincy Owusu-Abeyie scored a late goal Saturday to help Ghana beat Latvia 1-0 in its final warmup match before the World Cup in South Africa.
Owusu-Abeyie shot past Latvia goalkeeper Andris Vanins in the 89th minute.
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Holland coach Bert van Marwijk will take no risks with his squad in their penultimate World Cup warm-up match against Ghana in Rotterdam on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben had been troubled by a hip problem, but did join in with the rest of the 23-man squad in a training session at their Austrian altitu View more »
Kevin-Prince Boateng was on Sunday included in Ghana's 23-man squad for the World Cup finals.
Berlin-born Boateng played for Germany at every level up to and including under-21, but he recently opted to switch his allegiance to Ghana after becoming frustrated with a lack of opportunities under Joachim Low.
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Midfielder's injury concerns keep on growing...
Chelsea and Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has been ruled out of the World Cup.
Essien had long been recovering from a knee injury he sustained ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations in January, but a medical assessment revealed he will now not be fully fit until after t View more »
Chelsea have no less than 16 representatives at World Cup 2010, but which other Premier League, Football League and Scottish Premier League players will be on show in South Africa?
Stars: (L-R) Nani, Fernando Torres and Flourent Malouda will be flying the flag for the Premier League at the World CupChelsea have not View more »
Maradona retains Garce
Colon defender Ariel Garce is the most surprising name in Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad, which was released on Wednesday.
Garce, 30, has won just one cap for the national team, a 4-0 friendly win over Haiti two weeks ago, and was a surprise inclusion even in the 30-man provisional squa View more »
Lippi trims Azzurri squad
Juventus defender Fabio Grosso and Udinese midfielder Antonio Candreva have been cut from the Italy squad for the World Cup as coach Marcello Lippi reduced his 30-man provisional group to 28.
The 32-year-old Grosso was a pivotal player for Italy four years ago, scoring the decisive first View more »