Guinea cling to World Cup dream

Guinea cling to World Cup dream

There are just a few days to go before the African qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia gets back under way, with several teams anxious to return to action and take another step towards the finals.

DR Congo tired of World Cup wait

DR Congo tired of World Cup wait

If their recent form is anything to go by, Congo DR can start dreaming in Russian. The first country from sub-Saharan Africa to appear at a FIFA World Cup, at Germany 1974 (when it was known as Zaire), the Leopards have grown tired of waiting for a return to the big stage.

Maaloul still has Russian ambitions

Maaloul still has Russian ambitions

Nabil Maaloul has played a part in a number of Tunisian football’s most remarkable feats, from fulfilling the role of assistant coach under Roger Lemerre when Les Aigles de Carthage captured their first and only CAF Africa Cup of Nations to guiding Tunis-based Esperance to a historic treble in 2011.

World Cup trouble for Argentina

World Cup trouble for Argentina

The world's top-ranked football nation Argentina risk failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1970 after Lionel Messi's suspension and a humiliating defeat to Bolivia.

Russia 2018: Africa's race so far

Russia 2018: Africa's race so far

A total of 54 countries were in the picture when the road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia opened in Africa in October 2015.

Kalaba holding on to World Cup dream

Kalaba holding on to World Cup dream

The date 27 April 1993 is a black one in the history of Zambia and will long be remembered by anyone who follows African football.

Cape Verde aim to banish Senegal blues

Cape Verde aim to banish Senegal blues

Cape Verde will look to bounce back in Group D of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers when they host Burkina Faso in Praia on Saturday evening. The match will be staged at Estadio Nacional de Cabo Verde.

Cameroon want to do it again

Cameroon want to do it again

Cameroon have been absent from just one FIFA World Cup since Italy 1990, with a disappointing draw at home to Egypt depriving them of a place at Germany 2006.

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