Latest FIFA World Cup 2014 News

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WCQ Africa: Ivory Coast through, Ethiopia shock

June, 16 2013

Ivory Coast became the first country to secure their place in the African World Cup qualifying play-offs as they came from behind to beat Tanzania 4-2 in Group C.

WCQ Africa: Zambia blow chance against Sudan

June, 15 2013

Zambia missed the chance to pull four points clear at the top of African World Cup qualifying Group D after Sudan earned a 1-1 draw in Ndola.

WCQ Africa: Togo eliminated after defeat in Libya Video

ESPN staff | June, 14 2013

Libya extended their lead at the top of their World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Togo in Tripoli which ended the visitors' hopes of reaching next year's finals in Brazil.

France chief backs Benzema

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | June, 14 2013

France Football Federation president Noel Le Graet has said Karim Benzema "loves the French national team" but should "get angry more often" to stem criticism of his laid-back style.

RVP: Media shunning due to Arsenal

ESPN staff | June, 14 2013

Newly-appointed Netherlands captain Robin van Persie has claimed that he was forced by former club Arsenal to ignore the media during Euro 2012.

Sepp Blatter: Stadiums will be ready

ESPN staff | June, 14 2013

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is confident the stadiums this year's Confederations Cup - including the historic Maracana stadium - will be ready for the warm-up event for the World Cup.

Russia's projected 2018 World Cup costs spiral

ESPN staff | June, 13 2013

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has predicted that the total cost for the 2018 World Cup will be more than $20 billion, around double the amount his country originally estimated.

Queiroz: South Korea coach 'humiliated Iranians'

ESPN staff | June, 13 2013

Iran boss Carlos Queiroz has accused his South Korea counterpart Choi Kang-hee of "humiliating" the Iranian people by claiming he and his players had been "badly treated" in Tehran last year.

WCQ Africa: Nigeria miss chance to book passage

June, 12 2013

Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw in Namibia on Wednesday and missed the chance to book their place in the African World Cup play-offs, but their fate remains in their own hands.

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