Africa

Sunday, June 29, 2014

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The midfielder is confident his side will not be overcome by the occasion as they look to build on their impressive group-stage displays in the knockout stages in Brazil

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The Super Eagles goalkeeper is looking forward to facing les Bleus in their second round tie on Monday, believing that his side are capable of pulling off a shock win

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The former England striker believes that the forward's lack of playing time in 2013-14 has hurt his chances of starring for Nigeria at the World Cup

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The three-time winners are looking to set up a last eight match against either France or Nigeria but Halilhodzic's side should not be underestimated

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Didier Deschamps' side cruised through the group stage and will fancy their chances against the Africans despite a couple of injury concerns

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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The record-breaking Ghanaian beat off competition from the likes of Islam Slimani, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o and Peter Odemwingie to top our poll

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The 54-year-old feels there is still much more to come from his side, that hammered Portugal in the group stage, but says they will not simply sweep the African nation aside

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The Schalke general manager believes the player will be motivated by the incident and does not think he will feature for the Black Stars again

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Goal's weekly column looks at the latest in the transfer market, including the Red Devils' double swoop for Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, and Manchester City's capture of Fernando

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The Super Eagles had been the latest African team to protest over how much they were being paid by their FA, but an NFF official insisted they will not copy Ghana's solution

Friday, June 27, 2014

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Goal chronicles the widening gap between Ghana's national team and the supporters left disgusted by their attitude towards financial gain

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Our Sony Fan Ambassador looks at which forwards from the continent lit up Brazil in the group stages and which ones will be hanging their head in disappointment

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The traditional elite have not had it all their own way at the 2014 World Cup with a number of impressive talents making themselves know in Brazil

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SPECIAL REPORT: The Americas have dominated the World Cup in Brazil but the likes of Spain, Italy & England executed their pre-tournament plans badly and paid the price

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The Super Eagles did not come out for their scheduled work out on Thursday with players preferring to negotiate for their qualification bonus

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The goalkeeper says his side have underachieved by exiting the World Cup at the group stage and must be willing to accept any negative comments