African teams have historically not fared well in the FIFA Football World Cup, with the continent's best ever performance being Cameroon's quarter-final exit in 1990.
Just before the competition started, some people had written off African teams participating in the World Cup. Should they have done so?
Who is Glez?
Franco-Burkinabé cartoonist Damien Glez began his career drawing for the satirical weekly Le Journal du Jeudi. In 2001, he and fellow cartoonists created the monthly Pan-African satirical Le Marabout. Glez's cartoons are regularly published in Le Journal du Jeudi (Burkina Faso), Vita Magazine (Italy), Afronline (Italy), Chorus (France), World Policy Journal (US), Continental (France-Africa), La Mèche (France), Courrier international (France-Africa) and Jeune Afrique (France-Africa). Glez is a member of the Cartooning for Peace foundation.
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