By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia are close to qualifying for the knock-out stages of the FIFA World Cup after defeating Ivory Coast 2-1 at the Estádio Mané Garrincha this afternoon (June 19th). Supported by the vast majority of the crowd, two goals in quick succession midway through the second half helped the South Americans record their second straight victory in the tournament, after their 3-0 win over Greece . . .