Do You Know Why Africa Fell Short at the World Cup - Again?
At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries - Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal - were knocked out in the preliminary round. So what is to blame: bad luck, the video assistant referee or a lack of talent?
Francis Uzoho in action in the Super Eagles' match against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup (file photo).
Yerry Mina's single goal against Senegal has eliminated Africa's last team at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Read more »
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With Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia already eliminated from the competition, the continent's hopes of making an impact now rests solely on Senegal's Teranga Lions. Read more »
Feeling hard done by after the unfortunate exit of Senegal through the fairplay rule, Africans had a reason to smile later in the evening as Tunisia triumped over Panama though a ... Read more »
Argentina have again stopped Nigeria's progress, allAfrica's Melody Chironda said after watching a late Marcos Rojo goal give Argentina a dramatic victory over Nigeria. Read more »