Nigeria’s run in Brazil 2014, so far so good? – Lanre Adenmosun

Disappointment is an understatement to what over 50% of the population of the biggest black nation, Nigeria felt after her first outing in 2014 world cup currently going on in Brazil. Nigeria played her first game against Iran which ended in a boring goalless draw. A pundit went on to tag

FIFA WORLD CUP 2014: Group H Preview – Tola Ogunlewe

BELGIUM. Perhaps the team with the most potential in the World Cup, Belgium qualified unbeaten with a national record of seven consecutive wins. Having qualified for six World Cup tournaments in succession between 1982 and 2002 and reaching the knockout phase five times, this is perhaps Belgium’s most talented squad in

Brazil 2014 Group B Preview

The football purists will feel that they have their job made easy, simply because Spain and Holland will coast through and the decider for first place will be in their opening game in Curitiba, a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final. But remember, nothing ever goes according to plan

Brazil 2014 Group F Preview.

The Schedule (All times in GMT+1) June 15: Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina - Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, 11:00PM June 16: Iran vs. Nigeria - Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, 8:00PM June 21: Argentina vs. Iran - Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, 5:00PM June 21: Nigeria vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 11:00 PM June

Brazil 2014 Group E Preview By Abdul Malik Mahid

GROUP E – REVIEW                                                         SWITZERLAND  The Swiss national football team (also known as the Schweizer Nati in German, La Nati in French, Squadra Nazionale in Italian) will be making their 9th appearance at the FIFA World Cup. They have posted solid if unspectacular performances with the Quarter-Final finishes in 1934, 1938 and 1954 being their best performances.

Brazil 2014 Group C Preview by Tola Ogunlewe

Columbia qualified from the Commebol region with 30 points from 16 games, second only to Argentina. They have qualified for the World Cup on four previous occasions reaching the Round of 16 in 1990 where they lost to Africa’s Cameroun. They are currently ranked number 8 in the World. Columbia announced

Brazil 2014 Group G Preview

Group G is overall a very interesting group. A perennial powerhouse. A perennial bust. An African dark horse and the United States. Germany A perienniel contender, when was the last time that Germany didn’t go into a tournament as anything less than a viable contender? The Germans have been long known for

Dark Horses for Brazil 2014

It feels weird to write this but never in the history of the World Cup has an underdog won football’s biggest prize. Always the usual suspects, step forward Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Uruguay, Italy and the roll call continues. But we also need to define the term dark horse, Wikipedia.com simply defines