Sellas Tetteh (GHA), Ghana coach
"It's a wonderful victory, one we worked very hard for and which came at just the right time. I'm very happy with my players, whose performances prove that we're in good form. Besides which, I think it was our best game because of the way we reacted to the pressure of having to qualify. As regards Brazil, my lads faced them here in the Eight Nations tournament and drew. We don't fear them because we're good enough to beat them."

Eduardo Lara (COL), Colombia coach
"It was a very difficult game against great opponents, who got the win they deserved. We made a defensive error for the first goal and the team lost their way a bit. However, I'd rather just talk to the squad about any things that need improving. What do I make of Nigeria? They are going to be very tough opponents, we know how strong they are at this level, but everybody is in the same boat from now on: make a mistake and you're on the plane home."

Ransford Osei (GHA), Ghana forward
"We're very happy, because we produced our best performance on a day we really needed it to qualify against very high-calibre opponents. On a personal note, I'm happy to have scored my fourth goal because I aim to finish the tournament as top scorer. Brazil? We're not scared of anybody."

James Rodriguez (COL), Colombia midfielder
"Ghana took us by surprise. We didn't expect them to be launching long balls forward and we didn't know how to react. We played poorly, the fact they dominated possession proved that, and the result is there for all to see. Nigeria are going to be incredibly tough opponents, but now we've got to lift our morale, get some rest and start thinking how to play against them."