World Cup Finals Will Be All European
After the Netherlands’ victory over Uruguay, Sunday’s World Cup finals will be a battle between two European teams – for the second year in a row. The Dutch are hoping to secure their first-ever World Cup victory. Also, Ghana’s Black Stars return home to a hero’s welcome in Accra.
Excitement as World Cup Quarterfinals Approach
Between Ghana attempting to become the first African team to reach the semis, and five-time World Cup champions Brazil taking on the thus-far-undefeated Dutch, Friday’s matches promise to be some of the most exciting we’ve had so far. Also, will President Jonathan’s suspension of the Nigerian team stand and what could it mean for the […]
Where No African Team Has Gone Before
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.
What Does Saturday Hold for Ghana and the US?
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
Looking Ahead to Wednesday’s Matches
Is there still hope for Africa’s World Cup teams?
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.
Best Goals So Far
With one week down and three to go, here’s a look at some of the goals that have stood out so far:
How the Fans are Reacting
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:
The Vuvuzela Controversy
From today’s In Focus show, a discussion of how fans are reacting to the vuvuzelas that have been providing a controversial soundtrack to the World Cup.
Weekend Highlights: Ghana is first African team to secure a victory
Recap of the weekend games, plus, we meet Amrit Daya. At 79, Amrit is the oldest World Cup volunteer – he was born in the same year as the first-ever World Cup.