The five sides that qualified for South Africa 2010 will also represent the continent in Brazil as Ghana and Algeria won their ties on Tuesday.
A breathtaking evening of UEFA Champions League action saw Chelsea, Marseille and Zenit St Petersburg advance to the Round of 16. FIFA.com recaps all the drama.
A conference on Ramadan and Football on 25 and 26 November brought together scientists and physicians as well as players, to exchange their knowledge and experiences of fasting.
FIFA.com reviews Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League action as Chelsea, Arsenal, Barcelona and AC Milan all collected wins to move within touching distance of the Round of 16.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Careca are just two of the famous footballing names celebrating birthdays in the week ahead, as FIFA.com reveals in its customary Sunday feature.
FIFA.com rounds up the latest deals in the international transfer market and finds a surprising lack of activity among the big guns of world football.