Ivory Coast is making their third consecutive World Cup appearance. The best team in Africa has got some business to take care of, having been knocked out of the group stages in both 2006 and 2010. Defeats to Argentina and Netherlands in their first two games spoiled their World Cup debut, while in 2010, they were unable to topple powerhouses Brazil and Portugal.
My dark horse team in the 2014 World Cup has got to be Belgium. This nation is experiencing a golden age in soccer. There are countless young talents being developed in Belgium, and I believe they will surprise a lot of people.
Croatia is not a team any soccer analyst will be looking at to make a big impact when the festivities of the World Cup get under way in June. The third best team at France 1998 have not been as dominant in recent tournaments. Prior to the Brazil 2014 World Cup, Croatia were unable to get out of the group stages in both 2002 and 2006, and failed to qualify for the 2010 World Cup hosted in South Africa.
By Frank Boateng Rob Ford is not alone. Mistakes are often made throughout the day, and politicians make their fair share of them. There have been numerous cases in which lawmakers mistakenly cast an incorrect vote when in a meeting. Humber News has gathered a few notable accidental votes