Two African representatives were on Friday knocked out of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Earlier in the day, revenge-seeking Ghana ended up being dumped out by Uruguay after they lost 2-0. However, their foes, Uruguay, followed them out of the tournament after South Korea came from behind to beat Portugal in a shock result.

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Andre Ayew lost a chance to put Ghana ahead in the 21st minute from the penalty spot.

Five minutes after that, Giorgian de Arrascaeta scored for Uruguay before he grabbed a second in the 32nd minute, courtesy of an assist from Ghana’s public enemy number one, Luis Suarez.

Portugal and South Korea went through in Group H.

Cameroon were also dumped out despite beating Brazil 1-0 on Friday evening.

Vincent Aboubakar headed in the match’s only goal in the second minute of added time to give the Africans their first and only win of the tournament.

Aboubakar was sent off after scoring. He got his second yellow for taking off his jersey in celebration

Jerome Ngom Mbekeli found the captain in the Brazil box with a cross, and Aboubakar did well to leave Ederson glued to his feet. He got red-carded after scoring the goal. 

Cameroon finished third with four points, while Switzerland, who defeated Serbia, finished second with six points, same with Brazil, who have a better goal difference.

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Africa can lift its head up high as Morocco and Senegal qualified for the round of 16. Tunisia, Ghana and Cameroon head back home from the tournament.