Samm Audu

Samm Audu

    Defending champions Egypt continued their African Nations Cup title defence by beating neighbours Sudan 3-0 in Group C on Saturday. Egypt top the group with six points from two matches while Cameroon moved into second spot after their 5-1 hammering of Zambia.

    Ghana aim to give their long-suffering fans something to smile about when they make their World Cup debut after a 44-year wait to play in the finals. One of Africa's most powerful footballing nations, the "Black Stars" have won the Nations Cup four times while their clubs and teams have dominated continental and junior international competitions.