The 2014 FIFA World Cup has been one of the most eagerly anticipated and exciting tournaments for many years. 5 African nations qualified for the finals in Brazil; Algeria, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana. For the 1st time 2 African teams made it out of the group stages, certainly putting on great performances of soccer skill and entertainment. The Algeria football jerseys, and Nigeria soccer shirts were the latest casualties of the knockout stage, but neither side went easily.
Puma is well known for making the soccer kits used in the African Nations football tournaments. As a result Puma has manufactured all of the African team 2014 World Cup kits, except for the Nigeria football shirts that are made by Adidas. The African teams may now be out but you can still show support for these fantastic teams by ordering a shirt from Soccer Box today!
The Group Stage!
Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana were all knocked out after the group stage but not before putting up a strong fight. Cameroon faced host nation Brazil in Group A, they lost all of their games but managed to score against the mighty Brazilians, a feat to be proud of.
The Ivory Coast also put up a valiant fight in Group C, after beating Japan and losing against group winners Columbia they needed a draw against Greece to proceed and a draw they nearly had. The score was 1-1, until the 93rd minute when Greece scored from the penalty spot