Heung-min Son and South Korea were left in tears at full-time as Mohamed Kudus netted twice as Ghana secured a stunning 3-2 victory.
Tottenham star Son had to be consoled at full-time by Ghana coach Otto Addo after the rollercoaster of a clash at the Education City Stadium.
In a 10-minutes first-half spell the lowest ranked team in the World Cup, Ghana, went two-goals up, in front of the African nation’s vibrant fans, who went into a frenzy.
Two sublime quick-fire headers though from South Korea’s Cho Gue-sung in the second, however, certainly dampened the mood amongst the Ghana supporters.
Striker Gue-sung, who is top scorer in the Korean K League with Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, headed home to make it 2-2 on 61 minutes.
But Ajax forward Kudus had the final say when he thumped in a third for Addo’s men to break South Korea’s hearts.
There were plenty of chances towards the end as Bento’s side went in search of an equaliser, but despite the ten minutes of added time, Ghana held on to secure victory.
And with some South Korean players in tears, one Ghanaian coach decided to take a selfie with distraught captain Son…
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