2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil – AFRICAN TEAMS

CAMEROON

Key players 
Samuel Eto'o, Nicolas N'Koulou, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Aurelien Chedjou, Alex Song, Jean Makoun and Stephane Mbia.

Coach: Volker Finke
Best performances in a FIFA competition: FIFA World Cup Italy 1990 (Quarter-finals), Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Sydney 2000 (Winners)
Former stars: Roger Milla, Marc-Vivien Foe, Rigobert Song

ALGERIA

key players
Madjid Bougherra, Sofiane Feghouli, Medhi Lacen, and Islam Slimani.

Coach: Vahid Halilhodzic
Best performances in a FIFA competition: FIFA World Cup Spain 1982, Mexico 1986, South Africa 2010 (Group stages)
Former stars: Lakhdar Belloumi, Rachid Mekhloufi, Mustapha Zitouni

IVORY COAST

key players
Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou, Cheick Tiote, Yaya Toure, Gervinho, Didier Zokora, and Kolo Toure.

Coach: Sabri Lamouchi
Best performances in a FIFA competition: 
FIFA World Cup Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 (Group stages), FIFA U-17 World Cup Canada 1987 (Third place), FIFA Confederations Cup Saudi Arabia 1992 (Fourth place) 
Former stars: 
Laurent Pokou, Youssouf Fofana, Joel Tiehi

GHANA

key players
Michael Essien, Sulley Muntari, Andre Ayew, Kwadwo Asamoah, Kevin-Prince Boateng, and Asamoah Gyan.

Coach: Kwesi Appiah
Best performances in a FIFA competition: FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 (Quarter-finals), FIFA U-17 World Cup Italy 1991, Ecuador 1995 (Winners), FIFA U-20 World Cup Egypt 2009 (Winners)
Former stars: Abedi Pele, Samuel Kuffour, Ibrahim Sunday

 

NIGERIA

key players
John Obi Mikel, Vincent Enyeama, Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, and Emmanuel Emenike.

Coach: Stephen Keshi
Best performances in a FIFA competition: FIFA World Cup USA 1994, France 1998 (Round of 16), FIFA U-17 World Cup China 1985, Japan 1993, Korea Republic 2007 (Winners), Olympic Football Tournament Atlanta 1996 (Winners), FIFA U-20 World Cup Saudi Arabia 1989, Netherlands 2005 (Runners-up), FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 (Winners)
Former stars: Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Rashidi Yekini