Your Quick Guide To Group F Teams of the FIFA World Cup 2014


FIFA World Cup 2014: Group F


Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran, Nigeria


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15FIFA World Cup Appearances

2 times Champions – 1978 (Argentina), 1986 (Mexico)

7th in Current FIFA Rankings

Coach: Alejandro Sabella

Players to watch out for: Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez, Javier Mascherano, Angel Di Maria

Road to the FIFA World Cup 2014

Argentina started their qualifying campaign by winning 4-1 against Chile but then lost to Venezuela and drew 1-1 against Bolivia at home. Every one started thinking that is Argentina on the right path or not? But then they won 2-1 against Colombia and that started their 14 match unbeaten streak throughout the remaining of the qualifying games. No wonder they topped the group and scored 35 goals against 15.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag

0 FIFA World Cup Appearances

0 times Champions 

25thin Current FIFA Rankings

Coach: Safet Susic

Players to watch out for: Edin Dzeko, Vedad Ibisevic, Miralem Pjanic, Zvjezdan Misimovic, Emir Spahic, Asmir Begovic  

Road to the FIFA World Cup 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina is participating for the first time ever in a FIFA World Cup and they had an outstanding qualifying campaign. They lost only one game out of their ten matches drew one and won the rest of the eight remaining. They have scored 30 goals which is the fourth best in the European Zone qualifying and gave away only six!! Incredible, isn’t it? This proved very vital for their direct entry in the FIFA World Cup 2014 as they were leveled on the top with Greece at the end of their qualifying round.


Iran Flag

3 FIFA World Cup Appearances

0 times Champions – Best Group Stages 1978 (Argentina), 1998 (France), 2006 (Germany)

37thin Current FIFA Rankings

Coach: Carlos Queiroz

Players to watch out for: Javad Nekounam, Masoud Shojaei, Reza Ghoochannejhad, Ashkan Dejagah, Andranik Teymourian  

Road to the FIFA World Cup 2014

Iran had a bright start to their campaign as they beat Maldives by 5-0 in their first game. They remain undefeated till their first phase of the qualifying campaign. They lost two games and drew once in the final phase and their place in the FIFA World Cup looked in trouble but then they won their next set of matches against Qatar, Lebanon and Korea Republic to finally seal their place for Brazil.


Nigeria Flag

4 FIFA World Cup Appearances

0 times Champions – Best: Round of 16 1994 (USA), 1998 (France)

44thin Current FIFA Rankings

Coach: Stephen Keshi  

Players to watch out for: John Obi Mikel, Vincent Enyeama, Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, Emmanuel Emenike.

Road to the FIFA World Cup 2014

Nigeria always been the biggest favorites in Africa to qualify for any FIFA World Cups and living up to their image Nigeria did not lose any game in their group stage. They drew three times against every opposition. Against Kenya a last minute goal saved them, then they drew against Ethiopia but wins against them made their place confirmed in Brazil.


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