Ghana beat Panama 1-0 to make it through to the last-16 of the Under-20 World Cup as Group B winners. The result also knocked out the Central American side, who missed a late penalty. Emmanuel Boateng scored the only goal of the game in the 74th minute, the substitute driving home a 20-yard effort after beating his marker. Panama almost levelled when Jesus Araya hit the bar and in the 89th minute Escobar missed a spot-kick. Ghana will play one of the best third-placed teams fro Group A,C or D in the next round on 10 June.