World Cup

France's World Cup team has 15 players of African descent.

This is the meme seen all over the world, courtesy of Aliou Cissé.

TEXAS — Uche Okafor, a defender on two World Cup teams for Nigeria who later played for the Kansas City Wizards in the U.S., has been found dead in his Dallas-area home, police said Friday. He was 43.

France — The announcement was scheduled to start five minutes ago, but after news that we would have a significant delaycomes word that reporters are being led into the auditorium in Zurich. FIFA is preparing to announce the winners of the hosting rights for World Cup 2018 and World Cup 2022. Read more at HuffPo RELATED: […]

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona is out as Argentina’s soccer coach.

The World Cup is seen as a uniting event, bringing together several different nations to play soccer.  The ideal behind the World Cup is to promote a racial harmony among all the nations. I mean what is more harmonious than having a bunch of different countries gather together to engage in some “friendly” competition?

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — The United States was eliminated from the World Cup by Ghana for the second straight time as Asamoah Gyan scored 3 minutes into overtime, leading the Black Stars to a 2-1 second-round victory Saturday night.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hopes of the first World Cup in Africa producing the continent’s first winner seem increasingly far-fetched. By the end of the week, Ghana may be Africa’s sole survivor in the competition, with the five others facing tough — or impossible — routes out of the group phase. Their disappointing showing is underlined […]