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Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2006

Ghana, the Rediscovered Soccer Might: Watch Out World!

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) began the World Cup championship tournament in 1930 with a 13-team field in Uruguay. Sixty-four years later, 138 countries competed in qualifying rounds to fill 24 berths in the 1994 World Cup finals including an African nation. FIFA increased the World Cup ’98 tournament field from 24 to 32 teams, and it remained at 32 in 2002 including automatic berths for defending champion France and co-hosts Japan and South Korea. The other 29 openings were allotted by region:… Continue reading

Diego Forlan`s top – class shot against Ghana in the 2010 world cup Video Rating: 3 / 5

Argentina 1-2 (4-5p) Uruguay goal: D. Peréz 6′, Higuaín 18′ Copa America Gold Cup Goals: Diego Pérez 6? Higuaín 18′ Penalties 120+1? (PSO) Lionel Messi Diego Forlan Corazo 120+2? (PSO) 120+3? (PSO) Nicolas Andres Burdisso Luis Suárez 120+4? (PSO) Tevéz miss (PSO) 120+5′ Andrés Scotti 120+6? (PSO) 120+7? (PSO) Javier Pastore Walter Gargano 120+7? (PSO) 120+9? (PSO) Gonzalo Higuaín Maximiliano Pereira 120+10? (PSO) Video Rating: 5 / 5

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