After Ghana beat United States in the 16th round of matches, Ghana was sure to win the game against Uruguay, but failed to appear at the 2010 South African World Cup players did not make the national team of Ghana, Michael Essien, grieve. Essien should feel pleased with the achievement of the country, which has now reached the quarter-finals.
In the round of eight large, the forces of “The Black Stars,” will be challenged Uruguay. South American representatives is itself clearly not an easy opponent for Ghana. In addition to the materials have great players like Diego Forlan and Luis Suarez, Uruguay also has a great tradition in the World Cup. “La Celeste” never even tasted the sweetness of the World Champion title in 1930 and 1950.
Even so, remain convinced Essien of Ghana is able to beat Uruguay. This 27-year-old player was then sent a prayer and say “good luck” for the the Ghana national team.
“I’ve talked with Stephen Appiah, Sulley Muntari, and several other players. I am also going to call and send short messages to them to say good luck and told me that I was behind them,” said Essien in the UK newspaper The Daily Mirror.
“They will fight tooth and nail against Uruguay. I will be watching from home with friends, but inside, I’ll continue with them,” he continued.
Essien void left for South Africa because of a knee injury while defending Ghana at the African Nations Cup tournament, beginning of year 2010. Now, this Chelsea star was in London to undergo knee injury recovery process.
“Some people do not give a chance of Ghana against the United States, and this will again occur when Ghana against Uruguay. But I’m sure, they could do it. I know they can do well without me because they also played well when competing in the African Nations Cup, “Essien cap.