Monday, June 23, 2014

WORLD CUP 2014: African sides so far.......................

The Super Eagles of Nigeria recorded their first World Cup win since 1998 against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday in their Group F, Super Eagle's returnee Osaze Odemwingie secured the 1-0 victory for Nigeria and the Stoke City striker dedicated the goal to his new born son via twitter.

Keshi's men are only 2 points behind Group leaders Argentina and they will take on South American team in their very last match on June 25 @ 12 P.M Eastern time.
To advance to the next stage in the WC is still tentative and depends on a win or draw from Nigeria and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Ghana played out a 2-2 draw against Germany in group G, Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan and Jordan Ayew scored in the 63rd and 54th respectively for Ghana. They indeed gave Germany a run for their money as Germany opened the score line barely 6 minutes into the first half and they doubled their score 71 minutes into the game.

Ghana will take on Portugal on Thursday June 26 at 12 PM Eastern both teams are tied with 1 point apiece.

Algeria played a very impressive game against South Korea in Group H of the World Cup where they currently are favored to advance into the second round as they occupy the second spot in the group.
Algeria won 4-2 against South Korea on Sunday, recording their very first World Cup win since 1982.

With Cameroon on their way out of the World Cup; they are yet to record a win at the 2014 World Cup, the Indomitable Lions will play their very last game against host nation Brazil later today, they are at the bottom of their Group A.

Ivory Coast will play against Greece on June 24 in order to solidify their advancement to the second round in the World Cup. The Elephants are currently second in their Group C with 3 points behind group leaders Colombia.