Eric Ayiah Double Helps Ghana 4-0 Win Over India


New Delhi: Two goals by Eric Ayiah gave Ghana a 4-0 win over hosts India, whose hopes of advancing to the next stage ended after a third consecutive defeat. After a goalless half an hour, it was the 17-year-old Ayiah who gave the side the lead in the 43rd minute, just before half time.

From this group, Group A, Ghana and Colombia have automatically qualified for the knockout stage as group winners and runners-up respectively with USA being the third-placed team in the group.

The game was proving of how India needs to train a lot more to reach the level of posing a strong competiton against world-class teams like Ghana and Colombia.