There are six African countries taking an interest in this present summer’s World Cup, so it is an underwriting of the landmass’ footballing quality that Egypt, a group who won’t be available when the huge one commences, won the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.
It was the Pharaohs’ third back to back triumph in that opposition – a time of predominance that goes some approach to make up for their nonattendance from the expected World Cup that was horrendously upheld by an unpleasant play-off annihilation by rivals Algeria.
Algeria persevered through an intense Cup of Nations crusade that began with a 3-0 destruction by a feeble Malawi outfit and finished with a 4-0 retribution pounding by Egypt in the semi-finals. Their essence in the last four complimented them and they should improve radically on th สถานการณ์ยูเวนตุส e off chance that they are to be serious in a World Cup bunch that contains England, USA and Slovenia.
Ghana were sprinters up to Egypt a week ago, however like Algeria, they won’t really increase a lot of certainty from that exhibition – they were clobbered by Cote d’Ivoire in a gathering that was hit by the nonappearance of Togo and their entire battle was sabotaged by an absence of objectives.
Be that as it may, the Black Stars were feeling the loss of a portion of their key players, most strikingly Michael Essien and their great appearing in the 2006 World Cup, when they arrived at the second round, implies they ought not be limited this time around.
Nigeria have equipped for their fourth World Cup in five endeavors and, alongside Greece and South Korea, they will make life intense for Argentina. The Super Eagles are protectively solid and equipped for progressing to the knockout stages.
South Africa’s nonappearance from the Cup of Nations shows how frail the hosts are going into the enormous one. They have to discover a portion of the motivation South Korea found in 2002 when they organized the competition. Unfortunately however, a first round exit appears to be unavoidable for South Africa.
Cameroon demonstrated glimmers of their old splendor in the Cup of Nations, yet demonstrated they are frail at the back and still over-dependent on Samuel Eto’o for assaulting motivation. Netherlands, Japan and Denmark ought to demonstrate excessively solid in the mid year.
This implies Cote d’Ivoire, quarter last washouts to Algeria in the Cup of Nations, are the African group best positioned to thrive in the 2010 Football World Cup. They qualified astonishingly and their quality top to bottom makes them a decent wager to cause a steamed in the gathering of death that includes Brazil, Portugal and North Korea.