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Gooch: The gentle football giant of the US defence
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) After holding the vaunted Spanish frontline scoreless in the semifinal, the United States defence is looking to shut down the equally high-powered Brazilian attack in the final of the Confederations Cup Sunday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 7:42:52 PM

Blatter praises South African football fans
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) World football supremo Joseph Blatter Friday praised South African fans for their enthusiastic support of both the home side and visiting teams in the ongoing Confederations Cup, a test run for next year's World Cup.

Friday, June 26, 2009 7:25:59 PM

Forget about 3-0, it will be a new game: Brazil captain
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Brazil captain Lucio said that the 3-0 group stage win against the US means nothing when both sides meet again Sunday in the Confederations Cup football final.

Friday, June 26, 2009 7:10:26 PM

Blatter lives his African dream
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) The president of football's controlling body FIFA, Joseph Blatter, is probably as African as any Swiss national can ever hope to be and here in South Africa during the Confederations Cup he is enjoying every moment of it.

Friday, June 26, 2009 1:15:19 PM

Brazilians pay tribute to beaten Bafana Bafana
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Brazilian players paid a tribute to Bafana Bafana after the Selecao had beaten the Confederations Cup hosts 1-0 in Thursday's semi-final played in Johannesburg's Ellis Park stadium.

Friday, June 26, 2009 12:40:36 PM

Alves fires Brazil into Confed Cup final against US
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) A late free-kick from substitute Daniel Alves sent five-time world champions Brazil into the final of the Confederations Cup with a 1-0 win over hosts South Africa in Johannesburg Thursday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 3:30:05 AM

This is an accident, a small step back: Spain coach Del Bosque
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 25 (DPA) Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque defined its shocking 0-2 defeat Wednesday against the US in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup in South Africa as 'an accident.'

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:13:42 PM

US stuns Spain to reach Confederations Cup final
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 25 (DPA) Spain's 35-match unbeaten run came to stunning close Wednesday as goals in either half from Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey secured an unlikely 2-0 victory for the US in the semi-final of the Confederations Cup.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:50:49 AM

South African robbers caught red-handed by visiting Brazilian cops
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) Two Brazilian policemen who are here to observe the preparations for the 2010 football World Cup caught two robbers stealing from their hotel room, radio reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 9:27:16 PM

Bafana meet Mandela for inspiration ahead of Brazil clash
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) South Africa's national football team sought inspiration from former president Nelson Mandela at a meeting with the anti-apartheid icon on the eve of a daunting Confederations Cup semi-final against Brazil.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 9:20:38 PM

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