Africa

Tuesday 1 July 2014

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The defender responded angrily to criticism of his side's performance as they reached the World Cup quarter-finals the 2-1 victory over Algeria after extra-time in Porto Alegre

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COMMENT: Vahid Halilhodzic's men failed to avenge 'The Shame of Gijon' but their exciting and spirited team gave Joachim Low's Germany a huge scare in Porto Alegre

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The attacker came off the bench to score in extra-time to fire Germany into the last eight but admits that his strike, which went in off his heel, was fortunate

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The Chelsea forward turned home Thomas Muller's cross before the Arsenal playmaker fired in just before Abdelmoumene Djabou scored a consolation in the dying seconds

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The Super Eagles boss says he has not been offered a contract renewal, suggesting he could leave his post following their World Cup exit

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The veteran coach revealed that he accepted an offer for the vacant position at the helm of the Elephants, but dismissed suggestions of a role as the Italian FA president

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Joachim Low's men will be expected to defeat the last African team left in the World Cup - but can the underdogs spring a surprise in Porto Alegre

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The France midfielder has revealed he went into the dressing room after the game to say sorry to the Lazio star for a tackle that ended his match

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The coach admitted that the goalkeeper was to blame for the nation's World Cup exit and suggested that some Super Eagles players are not giving their all on the pitch

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The German is not pleased that his team will have a French speaker from the same country that the Americans eliminated from South Africa 2010 as their match official

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The 33-year-old, who made a record 100th appearance for the Super Eagles against France on Monday, said he is calling time on his international career to focus on his family

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The Juventus star was delighted with his goalscoring role in France knocking out the Super Eagles and says he has dreamt of this World Cup moment

Monday 30 June 2014

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Pictures from the round of 16 clash which saw Paul Pogba take advantage of a Vincent Enyeama mistake and Joseph Yobo direct the ball into his own goal to take les Bleus through

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Les Bleus have been in fine form so far at the World Cup, but now face a stern test against the Africans in one of the picks of the last-16 stage. Follow the action LIVE with Goal