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Third time is a charm for Ghana
by Paul Kennedy, October 19th, 2009 7AM

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[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] Short-handed Ghana became the first African team to win the Under-20 World Cup when it beat Brazil, 4-3, on penalties in the 2009 final played Friday before a crowd of 70,000 in Cairo. The shootout followed a 0-0 tie after regulation and overtime.

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu scored the winning penalty for the Black Satellites, who previously lost in the final twice.

Goalie Daniel Aygei was the hero for Ghana, stopping a Brazilian onslaught after defender Daniel Addo was sent off in the first half.

In the shootout, Aygei stopped Alex Teixeira's penalty to set up the winning kick.

Hungary beat Costa Rica in a shootout for third place.

Total attendance for Egypt 2009 was 1,295,586, breaking the previous record of 1,195,239, set two years ago in Canada.



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