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Football Fans in Accra Celebrate World Cup Victory Over US

  • Anne Look

Football fans in Accra hit the streets Saturday to celebrate Ghana's win over the United States and its qualification for the football World Cup quarter-finals.

Ghana beat the United States 2 - 1 in extra time Saturday. It was a thrilling match, and Ghana's Black Stars will now advance to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the team's history.

Fan 1: "We are the champions of Africa and we deserve it."

Ghana was the only African team to advance to the round of 16. Saturday's win has exhilarated fans in Accra already eyeing the title.

Fan 2: "We did very well. Yes, yes, we can. Ghana can qualify to the finals because we are going to win against Uruguay and go to the finals. We are going to beat them two goals to one. Then, we will qualify for the finals and we will beat Brazil once again. The cup is coming to Ghana. It is coming. Yes, I believe in that."

Ghana will play Uruguay in the quarter-finals Friday, but for now the glow of victory remains.