Ghana’s Isaac Vorsah (l) consoles his teammate Kwadwo Asamoah after their defeat in penalties at the World Cup Quarter Finals against Uruguay July 2. Photo: picture alliance / dpa
Friday, July 2 is a day many African football fans would love to forget. Holding onto hope for 90 minutes and then for another 30 minutes, everything faded into a sense of hopelessness.
After Asamoah Gyan squandered a last-minute penalty kick by hitting it wide to the crossbar, and a further sheepish kick by Captain John Mensah, everything went silent here in Mombasa City.
The Black Stars have none but themselves to blame for their exit. They painted the entire African sky black with darkness.
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The End of the World Cup for Africa
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