Ghana hopes to beat Uruguay Friday to become the first African team in history to reach the World Cup semifinals, and many Africans across the continent have adopted the Black Stars as their own.
As I sat in the media tribune in Rustenburg during the Ghana-USA match, it did strike me as a bit odd to see former U.S. President Bill Clinton sitting right next to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. But, then again, maybe it was appropriate, because Royal Bafokeng Stadium was ROCKIN’ for most of the […]
Daybreak Africa’s Mark Ouma joins us to look ahead to Saturday’s US-Ghana face-off and to talk about what the World Cup has meant for South Africa
Can Ghana’s Black Stars hold their own against Germany to keep Africa’s World Cup hopes alive? Also, a look at the chaos within the French camp and whether it could benefit South Africa.
Africa’s first World Cup football tournament has so far been a big disappointment for Samuel Eto’o and Cameroon and the other African teams, whose overall record, through 11 matches, stands at one win, six losses and four draws. “The Indomitable Lions” of Cameroon have the proudest World Cup pedigree of any African team. They are […]
With one week down and three to go, here’s a look at some of the goals that have stood out so far:
A look at how fans of South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, Ghana’s Black Stars and Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions are reacting to their teams’ outcomes so far:
Gonzalo Higuain scored the first hat-trick at the World Cup football finals on Thursday, leading Argentina to a convincing 4-1 victory over South Korea in Johannesburg. The 22-year-old Higuain, who plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid, found the net in the 33rd, 76th and 80th minutes at the Soccer City Stadium. Superstar Lionel Messi […]