[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
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
'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.