Between Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia carrying the hopes of Africa on their shoulders and Argentine football legend Lionel Messi saying: "We don't know so much about Nigeria but the African teams are normally compact, tough and strong. So it will be no walkover," is there a chance we could see some surprises? allAfrica's Michael Tantoh, Melissa Britz, Jerry Chifamba, Esther Rose, Melody Chironda, and Nontobeko Mlambo share their thoughts.
allAfrica's Juanita Williams may not be a soccer expert, but she knows an exciting game when she sees it, and like most Africans, is just thankful that Tunisia lifted some of the ... Read more »
Nigeria never really created clear-cut chances at goal throughout the encounter with Croatia. Read more »