Uruguay 1-1 Ghana (4-2 on penalties)

Africa denied by unbelievable drama

July 3, 2010
By John Brewin, Soccer City
This time for Africa? Denied. Not this time, and South America has recovered from the loss of its prime candidate to already have a team placed in the semi-finals. It all resulted from unmitigated drama and a sequence of events that will only be writ deep into World Cup history. Asamoah Gyan is set for painful infamy, even after supplying a hugely gutsy recovery from an unforgettable penalty miss. Luis Suarez will meanwhile enter the annals as the man who supplied a iniquitous lifeline to his country.
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