Originally written on Ghanasoccernet  |  Last updated 10/1/14
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Luis Suarez denied Ghana a historic semi final spot at the 2010 World Cup Andre Ayew admits he would have scooped the ball out of the net like Luis Suarez did to deny Ghana a place in the semi finals of the 2010 World Cup to help his nation. The Uruguay striker was widely vilified for deflecting away a Dominic Adiyiah goal-bound header with his hand in virtually the last kick of the quarter final match of the World Cup hosted in South Africa. That ‘illegal’ act saw the impressive Ghana team crash out of the World Cup on a sour note as the Black Stars were subsequently beaten in a penalty shootout following Asamoah Gyan’s heartbreaking penalty miss at the end of extra time. Suarez had duly been sent off and Ghana handed a unique opportunity to be the first African side to make the last four of a senior World Cup finals. Gyan, the star man of the side throughout the tournament however crashed his kick againt the cross bar – a situation that effectively got Ghana eliminated as the disp...
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