Road to Brazil: 10 African Teams Compete for World Cup Glory

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  • Nigeria
  • Cape Verde
  • Egypt
  • Senegal
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Ethiopia
  • Down & Out
  • The Final 10
  • What You Need to Know
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
  • Algeria

Egypt

Led by former U.S. coach Bob Bradley, Egypt defeated Guinea in a 4-2 win on Sept. 10, securing their position in the playoffs. As the only team out of 42 to maintain a 100 percent record throughout the first two rounds, the Pharaohs have also provided a silver lining to the recent violent unrest and political turmoil facing the North African nation.

(Photo: REUTERS/Louafi Larbi)

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