OUT OF AFRICA
Can Ivory Coast's 'golden generation' go out on a high this summer?
CLICK HERE as star midfielder Yaya Toure answers the questions that matter as part of an in-depth Q&A
Why I Love the World Cup - Fortune
Quinton Fortune tells Sky Sports Why he Loves the World Cup
African nations have a track record of causing World Cup shocks and feature among the top 10 upsets in the tournament's history
CLICK HERE to take a look back at some classic matches from Senegal stunning France to Cameroon battering Argentina. Could there be some more surprises in store this summer?
Ones to watch
No.47 - Didier Drogba
He may not be the player of his Chelsea heyday but the Ivorian striker is still a man to be feared by opposition defenders. In what is almost certain to be his last international tournament, the Galatasaray frontman will be looking to go out in style and add to his current tally of two World Cup goals. Drogba no longer has the pace of his younger days but he still has remarkable power
Who to follow
No.47 - @James_Dart
James Dart is the editor of the digital edition of The Guardian Sport. More light-hearted than many of his contemporaries, Dart links to some classic videos and images, along with the slightly more unique stories, and offers his own insightful views on the game we love. If you want your World Cup coverage with a pinch of humour and sarcasm, then you do not need to look much further this summer
World Cup greats
No.47 - Gheorghe Hagi
The Romanian legend captained his country to both the 1994 and 1998 tournaments, scoring three times as he led the team to the quarter-finals in the USA. A mercurial midfielder with a wand of a left foot, Hagi's most notable contribution of a tournament in which he shone was arguably his goal that proved to be the winner against Argentina in the second round in '94