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Merkel to see Germany-Argentina match
Berlin, June 29 (DPA) Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to travel to South Africa to watch Germany take on Argentina in the World Cup quarter-finals, the government press office said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:07:18 PM

Vuvuzelas will now blow loudly for Ghana
Johannesburg, June 29 (IANS) The vuvuzelas meant for Bafana Bafana, as the South African team is known, will now be blowing for Ghana, the only African team to make it to the quarter-finals of World Cup football.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 6:30:49 PM

Improving Brazil now have Dutch convoy in their sights
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Dutch fans have been on the road for weeks in South Africa and some have already started rolling into Port Elizabeth for Friday's quarter-final clash with Brazil.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 5:53:12 PM

Apologetic Blatter opens door for video technology
Johannesburg, June 29 (IANS) With both Mexico and England suffering due to refereeing errors, FIFA president Sepp Blatter Tuesday said the world soccer body will reopen the debate on introducing video technology and also apologised to both the teams.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 5:14:18 PM

Brazil set-up quarter-final clash with Netherlands
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) The South Africa World Cup's first quarter-final pits Brazil against the Netherlands in Port Elizabeth Friday after both sides eased their way through Monday's Round of 16 matches.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 2:50:09 AM

Brazil trounce Chile, set up date with Dutch
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Five-time world champions Brazil scored twice within four minutes in a 3-0 drubbing of Chile Monday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with the Netherlands.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 2:19:23 AM

Capello must wait to know his future
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 28 (DPA) Fabio Capello wants to stay on as England manager but the Football Association is not taking any immediate decisions following Sunday's World Cup exit.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:05:18 PM

Great chance for Higuain to surpass El Diego
Johannesburg, June 28 (IANS) Argentina's latest poster boy Gonzalo Higuain stands a strong chance to surpass his coach, the legendary Diego Maradona, in this World Cup.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:45:56 PM

Robben and Sneijder send Dutch through to quarters
Durban, June 28 (DPA) The Netherlands booked their place in the quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in the World Cup football at the Durban Stadium on Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:31:25 PM

Maradona expects Germany to pose tougher task than Mexico
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) Argentina coach Diego Maradona says he expected Germany to be tougher opponents than Mexico when the two teams clash in a World Cup quarter-final in Cape Town on Saturday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 8:48:39 PM

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