Sackey shines on big stage for Ghana

September 28, 2003
PORTLAND, Ore. -- For Alberta Sackey, all the years of toiling in obscurity finally paid off in a concentrated burst of glory in Ghana's final Group D match at the FIFA Women's World Cup. The 30-year old Ghanaian pounced twice in five minutes to put the Black Queens up 2-0 and sent Australia's hopes of advancing to the WWC quarterfinals vanishing into the twilight at Portland's PGE Park, as Ghana hung on for a 2-1 win on Sunday night. Sackey is not unknown in Africa, earning that continent's ...

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