Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
The World Cup Countdown: African teams make cuts
June 2nd, 2014 5:42PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  world cup 2014

MOST COMMENTED

[BRAZIL 2014] Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o leads Cameroon's 23-player roster for the World Cup. He is the only player who played in the 1998 World Cup and will be going to Brazil 2014.

This will be the fourth World Cup for Eto'o, who was the youngest player at 17 to play the 1998 finals in France. He also played for the Indomitable Lions in 2002 and 2010.

Cameroon recently concluded a camp in Austria and will face Moldova Saturday before traveling to Brazil, where it opens against Mexico on June 13.

IVORY COAST. Yaya Toure and brother Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba head Ivory Coast's star-studded roster for the World Cup. Kolo Toure was selected despite being diagnosed with malaria last week.

Other veterans include Roma forward Gervinho, Lille striker Salomon Kalou and Trabzonspor defender Didier Zokora.

Other players of note include young outside back Serge Aurier, regarded as the best defender in France's Ligue 1, and forward Wilfried Bony of Swansea City.

The Elephants, who lost to Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2-1, on Friday in St. Louis, play El Salvador Wednesday at Frisco Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

ALGERIA. Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic made his final cuts to get the Fennecs' roster down to 23 players. Late cuts were Rafik Djebbour and Foued Kadir, who started up front in Algeria's match against the USA four years ago. Six Algerian starters from the match the USA won, 1-0, in stoppage time return: Rais M'Bohl, Madjid Bougherra, Rafik Halliche, Mehdi Lacen and Hassan Yebda.

World Cup 2014 Squads:
Group A: Brazil (23) | *Cameroon (23) | *Croatia (23) | *Mexico (23)
Group B: *Australia (27) | *Chile (23) | *Netherlands (23) | *Spain (23)
Group C:
Colombia (30) | *Greece (23) | *Ivory Coast (23) | Japan (23)
Group D
: Costa Rica (26) | England (23) | *Italy (23) | Uruguay (25)
Group E:
Ecuador (24) | *France (23) | Honduras (23) | Switzerland (23)
Group F: *Argentina (26) | Bosnia-Herzegovina (24) | *Iran (23) | Nigeria (30)
Group G: *Germany (23) | *Ghana (23) | *Portugal (23) | *USA (23)
Group H: *Algeria (23) | Belgium (24) | Russia (23) | *South Korea (23)
*Updated roster.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: Wonderful solo golazo from Down Under     
A 28-year-old striker who plays for Australia's Adelaide United might find himself a candidate for FIFA ...
U.S. Abroad: Johnson's assist hands Bayern title    
Alejandro Bedoya scored his third goal of the season in Nantes' 1-1 tie at Toulouse, and ...
USL: Richmond and Louisville remain unbeaten    
Richmond and Louisville City both remained unbeaten with shutout wins on Saturday. The Kickers defeated FC ...
NWSL: Press makes it four goals in two games    
Abby Wambach is sitting out the season. Alex Morgan has yet to play as she rests ...
NASL: Sellouts and Tsiskaridze bomb highlight weekend play    
There were sellouts at Indy Eleven (10,524), Minnesota United (9,233) and Atlanta (5,511) for a trio ...
MLS Week 8: Fireworks break out on Saturday    
MLS went into Saturday averaging just 2.15 goals a game, but the four games produced 20 ...
What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati    
"I don't know what Don was asked specifically, but frankly, I wouldn't have said some of ...
Guzan howler costs Aston Villa against Man City    
Brad Guzan gifted Manchester City a goal in the third minute when he mis-hit a pass ...
MLS Week 8: Blunder extends NYCFC's doldrums    
Ghanaian international David Accam took advantage of a blunder by stand-in New York City FC keeper ...
What They're Saying: Bob Lilley    
"Rochester was ahead of the curve in the late 1990s and the rest of the country ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives