Africa

Sunday, 22 June 2014

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The QPR midfielder, who starred for Sevilla in their Europa League success in May, is hopeful of playing Champions League football and admires the Portuguese coach

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The African nation raced into a three-goal in the first half and, though they were made to work in the second period, sealed a crucial victory

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Pictures showing fans wearing all-black make-up circulated on social media following the clash with Ghana and a spokesperson has confirmed the evidence will be looked into

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The Super Eagles boss was delighted after his side beat Bosnia to move up to second spot in Group F and says he is already thinking about the final game against Argentina

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The Bosnia-Herzegovina boss admits the Super Eagles surprised them in their narrow defeat but was still disappointed to see his side go out after just two games

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Not one Asian nation has picked up a win in the World Cup so far, but that could all change on Sunday as South Korea face Algeria in their second group fixture

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The Bosnia-Herzegovina frontman had a goal incorrectly chalked off for offside and watched as Emmanuel Emenike overpowered Emir Spahic in run-up to Nigeria goal

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Bosnia-Herzegovina were defeated 1-0 after Peter Odemwingie's first-half strike proved decisive - check out the best selection of images from the game!

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Peter Odemwingie's first-half strike sends Safet Susic's men crashing out of the tournament, while putting the Super Eagles on the brink of progression from Group F

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The striker struck in the first half to secure victory for the African nation, who were forced to withstand a late rally, with Edin Dzeko hitting the post

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The Black Stars are relying on USA to lose their final two games while they must beat Portugal in their final group match and the Schalke midfielder is sure they can do it

Saturday, 21 June 2014

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The Black Stars striker gave his side the lead in the second half, drawing level with Roger Milla as the highest-scoring African at a World Cup

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Miroslav Klose came off the bench to equal Ronaldo's World Cup goalscoring record but the Black Stars were able to hold on for a well-deserved point in Fortaleza

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COMMENT: Joachim Low's side appeared to be running out of ideas before the veteran frontman arrived to score a crucial leveller in Group G

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The veteran is now just one goal shy of becoming the leading goalscorer in World Cup history after coming off the bench to spare his nation's blushes

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Siblings Jerome and Kevin-Prince will line up on opposite sides when Ghana meet Germany on Saturday but the Marseille player insists they won't be distracted because of it

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The Bosnia-Herzegovina forward had the chance to keep his side in the competition in the palm of his hand but his failure to take a late chance exemplified a poor night

Friday, 20 June 2014

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The 28-year-old says the elbow to his back during Croatia's 4-0 win over Cameroon was deliberate, and also refused to talk about his future at Bayern Munich