2010 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw

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2010 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw


2010 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw

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he scene for the Preliminary Draw to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ started in true African fashion today with a chorus from the Spirit of Lion King, adapted from the musical. The bright blue dancers and theatrical echoes of the singers inspired show MC, Robet Marawa, to declare: ...

Which 2 countries you think will be in the FINAL of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP?

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As you know the 2010 Fifa World cup will be in South Africa and I would like to know which 2 countries you think will make it in the Final of 2010 world cup?n

‘Africa’s wildest stadium’ set to illuminate World Cup

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Giant orange giraffes, zebras and psychedelic colours are just some of the things visitors can expect at Mbombela's soon-to-be complete 2010 stadium.

Under African skies

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Polokwane's new Peter Mokaba stadium, which will host four World Cup matches, reflects the mountainous bush landscape of the scenic Limpopo province.

Maradona: God help us

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rnBeleaguered Argentina coach Diego Maradona onsought divine intervention as he pondered his side's chances of reaching South Africa 2010.rn

Kiwis injury-free for Bahrain

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New Zealand have named a strong squad for their South Africa 2010 qualifier against Bahrain with goalkeeper Glen Moss the only absentee.

Tenacious Taiwo clings to hope

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FIFA.com chats frankly and exclusively to Marseille defender Taye Taiwo about sluggish Nigeria's struggles in South Africa 2010 qualifying.

Muller slams Germany forwards

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rnThe legendary Gerd Muller has criticised Mario Gomez, Miroslav Klose and Lukas Podolski, and hailed Thomas Muller as Germany's ideal forward.rn

Bent still hoping for World Cup place

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Darren Bent thinks he has the ability to still catch Fabio Capello's eye and make England's World Cup squad for South Africa.England striker keen to avoid World Cup heartbreakThe Sunderland striker, who has six goals to his name already this season, told The Guardian he has not yet given up ...

Muller dismisses current Germany World Cup strikers

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Germany's legendary Gerd Muller says his country's current crop of forwards are below average, with only one deserving a place in the national side.Criticism ahead of crucial World Cup qualifier against RussiaMuller scored 365 goals in the Bundesliga and 68 times in just 62 caps for his country, so he ...

First World Cup stadium draws capacity crowds

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First World Cup stadium draws capacity crowds


First World Cup stadium draws capacity crowds

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Widely known as both the "windy city" and the "friendly city", architects of Nelson Mandela Bay stadium have ensured that the friendliness stays in, while the windiness stays out.

Ballack: I really want titles

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Michael Ballack speaks to FIFA.com about his desire to lift trophies with Chelsea, and Germany's upcoming South Africa 2010 qualifier with Russia.

Durban’s dramatic new World Cup stadium ready to open its doors

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With the Moses Mabhida Stadium's pitch laid and all the permanent seats in place, Durban is ready to share its architectural marvel with the residents of the city - and the world.

Lippi: Cassano must wait

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rnItaly coach Marcello Lippi has praised Sampdoria's great start to the campaign but states Antonio Cassano will have to play the waiting game. rn

Ballack confident ahead of World Cup qualifiers

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Michael Ballack says he is still enjoying life in England and looking forward to Germany's World Cup qualifier against Russia in Moscow next month.Living in LondonThe 33-year-old told FIFA.com London "has a lot to offer, and not just in footballing terms. Both culturally and in culinary terms you feel really ...

Durban’s dramatic new World Cup stadium ready to open its doors

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With the Moses Mabhida Stadium's pitch laid and all the permanent seats in place, Durban is ready to share its architectural marvel with the residents of the city - and the world.

2010 FIFA World Cup FNB TV Commercial Francois Pienaar

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nnTHANKS TO FNB A POSITIVE PERSPECTIVE ON 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP AND A POWERFULL MESSAGE: "WE CAN DO IT WITH THE SUPPORT AND POSITIVE ATTITUDE OF THE WHOLE NATION" Francois Pienaar captained and played flanker for the South African national rugby union team, the Springboks from 26 June 1993 until ...

Africa 2009 – FIFA World Cup 2010

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World Economic Forum on Africa 2009 FIFA World Cup 2010 Building a Legacy for Africa In 2010, South Africa will become the first African country to host the FIFA World Cup. As part of the 2010 Africa legacy, related investment is being made in education, sports, development and infrastructure across ...

If there was a World Cup for previous World Cup Winners, which team would come out victorious?

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Take fitness of players out of the equation to make it a level playing field. Who would be in your last four and which team would win and why?nI mean for example; rnrn1958 Brazil V 1982 Italy - I reckon these are the two ideal world cup winning teams of ...

Does any one know when the world cup 2010 teams will be announced?

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Teams that'll be grouped with 4 other countries?n

Blatter takes aim at World Cup doom mongers

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Blatter takes aim at World Cup doom mongers


Blatter takes aim at World Cup doom mongers

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Sepp Blatter has called for the media to think positively about the World Cup in South Africa as yet another FIFA event is plagued by questions about security and crime in 2010.According to worldfootballinsider.com a visibly irritated FIFA President was once again forced to answer questions on a topic he ...

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Problems mount up for new Costa Rica manager

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Rene Simoes was recently appointed to turn Costa Rica's fortunes around in the two remaining World Cup qualifiers.But it seems the 56-year-old Brazilian is running into trouble already, according to the Los Angeles Times.L.A. Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, one of the players Simoes took to the 1998 World Cup for ...

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Tips on how to keep fans happy during the World Cup

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An ex-South Africa player states fans need beer, food and television screens to like the World Cup.Former Bafana Bafana striker George Dearnaley told South African newspaper Cape Argus "Football fans are not after sophisticated food and fancy establishments. Pub, bar owners and anyone who wants to sell anything should keep ...

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I can’t do it all, says Messi

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The blame for Argentina's poor World Cup qualifying performances lies with the team.That's according to Lionel Messi, the Barcelona forward whose own form for his country is now under intense scrutiny.Messi is clearly reluctant to take the blame for a dismal run of form which has left Argentina on the ...

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Making a mark on a piece of World Cup history

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As they begin putting the final touches to Cape Town's Green Point Stadium, some proud construction workers are leaving their own mark on history.

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The business end of football

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The annual Soccerex convention, held in South Africa since 2007, is a reminder that the impact of South Africa hosting the world in 2010 goes far beyond just the game itself.

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Trophy touches down in Africa

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Trophy touches down in Africa


Trophy touches down in Africa

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rnHaving been packed safely and stowed away in its case, the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy begins a 225-day tour of the globe today. rn

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Japan focus on attacking edge

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rnJapan coach Takeshi Okada says his side will focus on building a killer instinct in front of goal as the Blue Samurai prepare for South Africa 2010. rn

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Brazilians can expect a warm welcome

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Brazil is one of the most successful football sides in FIFA World Cup™ history and will receive fanatical support when they arrive on South African shores next year.

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Building, one brick at a time

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The construction workers have been working tirelessly on South Africa's FIFA World cup stadiums and having nearly finished their task they reflect on an important job well done.

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Webo: I feel very important

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rnCameroon forward Pierre Achille Webo chatted to FIFA.com about his role in the team, coach Paul Le Guen and their chances of securing qualification. rn

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Cape Town’s bustling as 2010 Final Draw approaches

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As it proudly readies itself to host the football world during the Final Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Cape Town is eagerly getting "ready to welcome the world".

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Carew: Gabby merits England place

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Carew: Gabby merits England place


Carew: Gabby merits England place

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rnJohn Carew has praised his Aston Villa team-mate Gabriel Agbonlahor, who the Norwegian striker believes should be a fixture in the England squad. rn

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Men’s Olympic Football Tournaments and 2009 and 2010 FIFA competitions on the agenda

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The FIFA Executive Committee will convene in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 29 September 2009 for its third meeting of the year.

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Sabah living the dream

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rnIn a surprise interview after El Tri's defeat of Honduras, Mexico's Miguel Sabah spoke to FIFA.com about his unexpected rise to fame. rn

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The business end of football

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The annual Soccerex convention, held in South Africa since 2007, is a reminder that the impact of South Africa hosting the world in 2010 goes far beyond just the game itself.

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