Absentees Here are the 2014 World Cup nations we won't see at Russia

These nine nations will miss the feel of the World Cup in 2018

  • Published:
play Here are the 2014 World Cup nations we won't see in Russia 2018
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Several countries have failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia thus far, but these ten countries will be missing it big time because they experienced the great feeling of playing in Brazil 2014.

Ghana who have participated in the past three FIFA World Cups- Germany, South Africa and Brazil will lead the list of familiar faces in recent years who will have no part to play in Russia 2018.

READ MORE: These countries have qualified for Russia 2018

The perennial under achievers in World Cup, the Netherlands who have lost three finals have at least reached the semi-finals in the past two FIFA World Cups, but it looks like they have to start another rebuilding process to get to the top. They are one of the notable names that will not participate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The number is expected to grow in November after the last day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Below is the full list of the ten nations participants of the 2014 WC who are missing out on Russia 2018.







 United States





 Bosnia and Herzegovina


Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Black Stars Andre Ayew rocked by sex scandalbullet
2 FIFA U-17 World Cup This is the time Ghana will face Mali on Saturdaybullet
3 Gifty Gyan’s wife releases stunning new photobullet
4 Video This Andre Ayew’s brace is sumptuousbullet
5 FIFA U-17 World Cup John Yeboah inspires Germany to 4-0 victorybullet
6 U-17-World Cup Black Starlets coach tells critics to leave...bullet
7 U-17 World Cup Indian Police seize musical instruments of...bullet
8 UEFA Champions League This is why Leicester City earned...bullet
9 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup These eight nations have...bullet
10 Premier League Andre Ayew features in West Ham's...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Watch Ghana's 2-0 win over Nigerbullet
2 Video Ghana beat Brazil to win historic U-20 World Cupbullet
3 Video All goals as Black Starlets beat India 4-0bullet
4 Video Kingston beats off competition from Schwarzenegger in 'One...bullet
5 Video Watch Andre Ayew's goal and assist against Huddersfield Townbullet
6 Video Attamah Laweh scores from powerful header against Fenerbachebullet
7 Video Watch highlights of Black Stars 0-3 victory at Saudi...bullet
8 Video This how Egypt beat Congo to qualify ahead of Ghanabullet
9 Video Manchester City 'suffers broken ribs' in car crashbullet
10 Video Watch former Kotoko's youngster's hat-trick for...bullet