Ivory Coast and Nigeria return to finals

[WORLD CUP QUALIFYING] As expected, African powerhouses Ivory Coast and Nigeria clinched berths to the World Cup finals in Brazil on Saturday. Ivory Coast settled for a 1-1 tie with Senegal in Senegal's home leg played in Morocco to go through 4-2 on aggregate, while Nigeria beat Ethiopia, 2-0, at home to advance 4-1 on aggregate. There qualification brings to 23 the number of teams that have qualified. The other nine finalists will be decided between now and Wednesday.

World Cup 2014 Finalists:
1. Brazil (host)
2. Japan (Asia)
3. Australia (Asia)
4. Iran (Asia)
5. South Korea (Asia)
6. Italy (Europe)
7. Netherlands (Europe)
8. USA (Concacaf)
9. Costa Rica (Concacaf)
10. Argentina (South America)
11. Belgium (Europe)
12. Switzerland (Europe)
13. Germany (Europe)
14. Colombia (South America)
15. Switzerland (Europe)
16. Russia (Europe)
17. England (Europe)
18. Spain (Europe)
19. Ecuador (South America)
20. Chile (South America)
21. Honduras (Concacaf)
22. Nigeria (Africa)
23. Ivory Coast (Africa)

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