Ghana 2-0 Cape Verde
Ghana beat Cape Verde 2-0 to advance to the Africa Cup of Nations soccer semifinals.
Ghana players celebrate winning their quarter final African Cup of Nations soccer match against Cape Verde at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Carlitos appeared merely to nudge Asamoah Gyan off the ball in the box
Mubarak Wakaso scored from the penalty spot
1-0: Wakaso Mubarak scores with a penalty
Danquah-Adomanh Albert - MIA
Asante Solomon: Came in as substitute. Asante has been a ray of light in his brief, late cameos, with some brave running and inventive wing-play.
Man of the match Dauda was a big reason why Ghana's 2-0 lead ended up standing, as he made three brilliant saves against Cape Verde's Platini, Djaniny and Heldon Ramos.
Badu Emmanuel Agyeman - MIA
John Pantsil's epic performance on defense has allowed Ghana to neutralize some of their opponent's best players.
One of Ghana's most explosive players, Wakaso, finally erupted for the first time in the AFCON as he scored two goals in the Black Stars' quarterfinal win
2-0: Wakaso Mubarak, second from right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his second goal
Cape Verde's Marco Soares, top, avoids a tackle from Harrison Afful, bottom,
Oh, to be a little brother. That's what Cape Verde have felt like at the African Nations' Cup. Their dream run at this year's tournament ended by a so-called bigger brother that they actually had the better of.
Cape Verde's Heldon (C) reacts as Ghana's Christian Atsu (R) consoles him
Wakaso Mubarak (2nd R) of Gana celebrates scoring a penalty