For the third consecutive time since 2006, Cote D’Ivoire will make an appearance at the Fifa World Cup tournament. The Ivorian national team, the Elephants, will represent the French-speaking West African nation ranked 1st in Africa and 21st in the world according to the Fifa Coca-Cola Rankings. The highest ranking ever for the team was … Read more


Group F in the 2014 World Cup includes not only one of the top squads in the world but also one that has never even competed in the World Cup before. In addition, only two of the teams in this group have even faced off with one another during the history of the event. FIFA … Read more


WORLD CUP GROUP E: Group E will have a good amount of competition in the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup. Switzerland is a clear favorite but the entire group is filled with many stars to watch from Ecuador, France, and Honduras. This may be a close group during this year’s event. WORLD CUP … Read more

FIFA World Cup Team Analysis England

England have perennially been a favorite in every major tournament, but they continue to disappoint their fans. Barring the 1966 World Cup, they have not been able to win any major tournament in football. In fact, one would be hard pressed to remember the last time they went beyond the quarterfinals of a major tournament. … Read more

FIFA World Cup Team Analysis – Germany

Germany is one of those teams that have failed to live up to the expectations placed on them. As harsh as it may sound, that’s the sad truth. Historically a very successful country in football, off late, they have developed a choking condition where they are unable to perform when it matters the most. If … Read more

Team Australia FIFA World Cup

The international cricket team of Australia is quite a formidable force. However, the Australian international football squad is much more of an underdog. Their FIFA World Cup history is not very eye-catching, with only three participations apart from the upcoming event to be held in Brazil in June 2014: in the events of 1974, 2006 … Read more

Team Analysis Switzerland FIFA World Cup

While the Belgians may be labeled as a “dark horse”, the real dark horse of this tournament is Switzerland. They easily topped their European qualifying group, without losing a single match and have a sneaky array of talent. Manager Ottmar Hitzfeld will lead them into Group E with high hopes, as the draw was very … Read more

FIFA World Cup Korea Republic Team Analysis

South Korea is in Group H of the 2014 Brazil World Cup. South Korea will be playing for its eighth consecutive World Cup finals. Since 1986, they have been playing in all the World Cup finals, with solid performance throughout. South Korea also ended up fourth in the 2002 World Cup finals in their home. … Read more