Selection ecstasy for football-crazy Brazil
Posted On Wednesday, 31st October 2012
FIFA.com recalls the day a card came out of an envelope to spark wild celebrations among Brazilians in Zurich and back home – they had been awarded the right to host the 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup.
Ghana's Samuel Afum scored a sublime finish to give Young Boys a deserving 1-0 win over bottom-placed FC servette in the Swiss Super League on Saturday.
Ghanaian defender Sam Mensah was sent off in Ostersunds’ 3-1 defeat to Varberg on Saturday – where Isaac Shaze also made a triumphant return to first team action.
Ghanaian duo Richmond Boakye-Yiadom and Yussif Raman Chibsah were in action for Sassuolo on Saturday as they got promoted to Serie A for the first time in their 91-year history.
Christian Atsu has been dropped from the FC Porto squad for the final league game at Pacos de Ferreira on Sunday.
Ghana have ruled out playing any friendly match before next month’s World Cup qualifiers against Sudan and Lesotho.
Ghana will not play a friendly match against Uganda before next month’s World Cup qualifiers against Sudan and Lesotho, the Ghana FA has said.