Africa

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Peter Odemwingie, Ahmed Musa, Vincent Enyeama... Which of the Super Eagles stars performed the most impressively in Brazil this summer?

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The Nigeria midfielder claims the referee saw the France striker elbow him in the first half and is angry that he failed to act on it

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The Stamford Bridge side have also bid farewell to Ashley Cole and goalkeeper Hilario following the expiration of their contracts as Jose Mourinho plans for next season

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COMMENT: There has been a long history of incompetence in financial matters in certain football associations and African players are being used as scapegoats at this World Cup

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The former Rangers defender, who came on in extra-time, was delighted that his country managed to push Joachim Low's side all the way at Estadio Beira-Rio on Monday

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The Euro 2012 semi-finalists - and one of the the favourites to win the World Cup - struggled to defeat Algeria and their coach admits it was sheer desire which saw them through

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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

Monday, June 30, 2014

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Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil scored the decisive goals in extra-time to send Joachim Low's side through against the spirited north Africans

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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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Paul Pogba capped a fine display with the first goal before Joseph Yobo unluckily turned past his own goalkeeper to send les Bleus into the last eight

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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