Under 20 World Cup: USA Beat Ghana 3 Goals to 0

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Eniola Olatunji reporting

Ghana black Queens Thursday started their U20 world cup campaign at the Estadio Alejandra Morera Sato with a red card and 0-3 loss to USA in first group D encounter.
Midfielder, J. Owusu bagged the red in 31 minutes of play in a highly physical match of which Ghana had 9 fouls against 2; 4 yellow cards against 1 and had less accurate passes of 47% – 79%.
Ghana could not get a shot on target whereas USA had 8 and Ghana had only one corner kick to USA 6 showing where the pressure is.
The scorers for America were M. Cooper(11′ from Rouse assist); A. Thompson 38′ (from a Cooper assist) and midfielder Sentror 52 minute goal sealed the victory.
In group A, Spain played goalless with Brazil while hosts Costa Rica lost to Australia 1-3.
In group B, German machine bowed to Columbia 0-1 while Newzealand and Mexico played 1-1 draw.
Nigeria will at midnight of Thursday Nigerian time open their account against France while Canada in that group will square up with South Korea.
Defending Champions, Japan are waiting to trade tackles with Netherlands in group D where Ghana just lost to America 0-3.
Eniola Olatunji.

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