“When you have sharp forwards that sit on your shoulder, they wait for balls like that. For defenders, we have to worry about the ball in front and the ball behind, and sometimes you get caught in two minds or you just get caught in the space and have to react. The athleticism that they have on that team, they were able to react a little bit quicker than us and showed good strength and a good finish.”
Ghana is still flying the African flag proudly in South Africa, combining the guile and pace of African football with European tactical organization. And they are even missing Michael Essien!