Despite conflict raging at home, both countries have displayed a positive image in Australia heading into their Group D encounter.
Monday, January 19, 2015
The two sides had already secured passage to the quarterfinals, but it was Iran that sealed the top spot in Group C.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
A leading expert in global health has slammed CAF for deeming Equatorial Guinea ready to manage a potential health crisis at the Africa Cup of Nations.
A 1-0 win was enough to get beyond the tournament host and put Korea at the top of Group A.
Friday, January 16, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
CONCACAF released the dates for its 2018 World Cup qualifying, reminding teams there's no easy road to the World Cup.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Qualification will begin in March 2015, with the region's top teams playing their first matches in November.
It was a simple three points for the Group D favorite, with Yasuhito Endo, Shinji Okazaki, Keisuke Honda and Maya Yoshida finding the net.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Ali Al Habsi was in inspired form for the Gulf nation, which hit the crossbar late, in a game of several chances but wayward finishing.
Friday, January 9, 2015
The U.S. coach explained the rationale behind a January camp roster that mixes veterans with some unproven prospects.
Friday, January 2, 2015
The manager shared a bit about his plans for the new year and hopes younger players stake their claims to spots with the national team.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
The World Cup gave a huge boost to the international game and there are continental titles to be fought for this year all over the world.
Monday, December 29, 2014
The defender will retire from international duty after the Africa Cup of Nations, 15 years since winning his first cap.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The World Cup winner ends the year at the top of FIFA's rankings.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Goal's CONCACAF Columnist makes his selections for the region's best players in 2014 and catches up with the confederation's newest partner.
Monday, December 15, 2014
The 32-year-old is stepping away from international play after 121 caps and four World Cups.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The Costa Rican giant nearly missed the playoffs, but now moves onto the final looking for another title.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
The U.S. national team announced the seven matches it will play in 2015 before the summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup, with Germany and Mexico among the opponents.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
In his new book, the Everton keeper says his countryman wouldn't help him with a work permit appeal, something the older player calls 'garbage'.