John Boye of Ghana scored an own goal against Portugal while no doubt  ‘doggedly focused on that suitcase filled with moolah waiting back in the hotel.’  Photograph: EPA

What a thrill it is to be here once again gazing glaze-eyed at a slowly oscillating green trapezoid populated with a selection of nondescript stick f(...)

Jerry Akaminko of Ghana receives treatment  during the match against the Netherlands in Rotterdam. Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters

Jerry Akaminko, Jeffrey Schlupp and David Accam failed to make the final cut as Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named his 23-man squad for the World Cup on S(...)