Australia, Iran and Korea Republic are celebrating after they confirmed their participation at Brazil 2014, while Uzbekistan who narrowly missed out on an automatic spot must play-off against Jordan for a spot in the intercontinental qualifier.
Following Iran’s 1-0 win away to Korea Republic that secured them a spot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, Iranian supporters took to the streets in celebration and sang with joy to mark their country’s achievement.
As the world’s biggest single sporting event, the FIFA World Cup™ has a wide-reaching responsibility that extends far beyond the tournament itself. It is for that reason that sustainability in all areas of society and ecology will play such a significant role at Brazil 2014.
Australia downed Iraq 1-0 to qualify for Brazil 2014, while Iran edged Korea Republic 1-0 to get to Brazil, though Korea Republic also qualified on goal differential despite Uzbekistan’s 5-1 win over Qatar.
FIFA.com caught up with USA’s new Germany-born winger Fabian Johnson to talk about the differences between football in the Bundesliga and CONCACAF, and his hopes for more success with the Stars and Stripes.
Australia captain Lucas Neill says the Socceroos have no thoughts of complacency despite needing only a home win against an already eliminated Iraq, who are missing several key players, to book passage to Brazil.
A brace from Yaya Toure helped Côte d’Ivoire to a 4-2 victory over Tanzania to see them become the first side to reach the final round of African FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, before being followed by Egypt and Tunisia.
A brace from Yaya Toure helped Côte d’Ivoire to a 4-2 victory over Tanzania to see them become the first side to reach the final round of African FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, before being followed by Egypt.