Relive Ghana and Uruguay’s epic 2010 battle

Relive Ghana and Uruguay’s epic 2010 battle
Ghana's Asamoah Gyan (C) hits the crossbar on his penalty shot above Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera (R) during the FIFA World Cup 2010

by Graeme Jackson

Friday Jul 02, 2021. 09:00

Today, Friday 2 July 2021, marks exactly 11 years since the epic World Cup quarterfinal between Uruguay and Ghana at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Black Stars, as the only remaining African team in the tournament, carried the hopes of a continent but were cruelly denied by a resilient and resourceful Uruguayan side in a World Cup classic.

Featuring great goals, extra time, a red card, last-gasp spot kick drama and a penalty shootout, this game truly had it all! Enjoy the highlights below…

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