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How far can Africa go at the World Cup?
No African team has ever qualified for the World Cup semi-finals. Many pundits argue that now is the time to change Africa’s World Cup story. The continent has always promised ... the under-20 and under-23 sides. The other players to watch are Victor ... read more
World Cup 101: How did soccer spread all over the world?
While the first World Cup tournament happened in Uruguay in 1930 ... British imperialists, missionaries and traders brought soccer to the African continent in the 1800s. The game was quickly embraced, through schools, along the railways and local military ... read more
Will an African team reach a first semi-final - or even win the World Cup?
"When I first started to coach Ivory Coast I said to Didier Drogba: 'We have some fantastic players and we can go far in the World Cup.' He said ... an attempt to bolster the chances of African sides and, for the continent to succeed globally, a clear ... read more
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Who will host the 2026 World Cup?
One side has David Beckham lobbying and Donald Trump ... It would only be the second World Cup on the continent, after South Africa hosted in 2010. Morocco hosted 16 teams for the 2018 African Nations Championship in January and February, and also staged ... read more
Nigeria to disappoint, Morocco and Senegal to progress: How will the African teams fare in Russia?
This time around, a repeat performance would represent a good World Cup for the African nations. But how well will they fare in Russia? We look at each African side and assess their chances ahead of the tournament’s opening this week. In case you didn ... read more
Morocco's Stingy Defense Faces World Cup Challenge in Strong Group
Key to its potential success at the World Cup will be manager Hervé Renard. Renard is a highly respected coach on the African continent, and since taking ... will be tough task for this year's side, despite its remarkable qualifying campaign. read more
Africa: How Will Continent's Sides Fare in World Cup?
That Algeria were surprise qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup, there is no doubt, but few would argue that they don't deserve to be there. The "Desert Foxes" claimed their place at the expense of the more fancied Egyptian side, winners of the last three ... read more
World Cup 2018: Your Guide to All 32 Teams
Rory Smith breaks down all 32 teams in the World Cup. There can only be one champion ... How did they qualify? The first African team to seal a place in Russia, the Super Eagles, the continent’s unpredictable powerhouse, are in one of their sporadic ... read more
Cisse and Senegal give cause for African celebration
the African continent will also raise a glass to Aliou Cisse and the Lions of Teranga. Senegal arrived in Moscow painfully aware they represented the final chance for an African side to claim a win in the first round of World Cup matches after defeats for ... read more