- Hyderabad FC
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Nigeria put itself on a collision course with FIFA in July.
Twitterati heaped praise on the Indian team as they made the nation proud by displaying a gritty performance in the tournament.
"Our team was finished physically by first 45 minutes. There was no energy left in them to match that pace in the second half," said Luis Norton de Matos.
India vs Ghana, U-17 Football World Cup Highlights: Luis Norton de Matos and his boys were knocked out the tournament as they lost 0-4 to a formidable Ghana side in their third and final match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
de Matos and his boys would be aiming to show that the performance against Colombia was no fluke and they were worthy competitors in this global showpiece
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Citing religious violence at home, close to 200 Ghanaians have applied to stay permanently in Brazil.
No reason was given for the order but Ghana President John Mahama sacked his sports minister after the team finished bottom of Group G in the World Cup. It failed to win any games, players went on strike over unpaid fees and two players were indefinitely suspended for insubordination.
Portugal did not fare much better than Ghana, because it, too, was knocked out. Even with the United States losing to Germany, 1-0, in Recife, the U.S. advanced, on goal differential.
Germany defeated Unites Stated 1-0 to top Group G. The Americans though hardly mourned their loss as Portugal's 2-1 win against Ghana - although in vain for the European giants - helped Jurgen Klinnsman's side advance to final 16 of FIFA World Cup.
Just a day after seeming to resolve a possible player mutiny over World Cup bonus payments, the Ghana Football Association released two separate statements saying two of the country's stars, Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng
While most teams are either on their way home or preparing for the knockout stage, there's still everything to play for in the finely balanced Group G, where all four teams, Germany, United States, Portugal and Ghana, still have a chance to go through.
The Ghanaian players' discontent over the lack of payment had been simmering for days, and exploded Tuesday when they refused to train - even threatening to boycott their FIFA World Cup match against Portugal on Thursday - until they were paid more than $3 million in appearance fees, to be divided among the 23 players.
Portugal, who are rock bottom of Group G with a solitary point, are unlikely to have it all their own way when they take on Ghana in Brasilia after the Black Stars gave Germany a fright before Miroslav Klose equalised to rescue a 2-2 draw.
World Cup prize money - which ranges in Brazil from $8 million for being knocked out in the group stage to $35 million for winning the title - is normally paid after the tournament, but after Ghana's request, FIFA said it was "under evaluation."
The fans' anti-discrimination network, Fare, is preparing a report on Saturday's incident, when a shirtless fan interrupted play between Germany and Ghana.
Germany may have been on the edge for most parts of their FIFA World Cup match against Ghana but the team managed to draw the match 2-2 eventually to share points.
Miroslav Klose scored his 15th FIFA World Cup goal in the match against Ghana to equal Ronaldo's record at the biggest stage.