Otto Addo who led Ghana in their play-off games against Nigeria to qualify for the biggest international football tournament said following the defeat in what was dubbed a revenge game for the 2010 hand ball incident with Luis Suarez in South Africa:
“As I said before, I have an assistant role. It was clear that I will stop after the World Cup.
“I always said if we qualified for the World Cup I’d resign afterwards, even if we were world champions. Me and my family see our future in Germany.”
Ghana played Portugal in their first game of the tournament where the Black Stars lost by three goals to two. The team went on to beat South Korea by three goals to two before being eliminated from the competition following their 2-0 defeat against Uruguay.