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Lagerback plays down not shaking Maradona's hand
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Nigerian coach Lars Lagerback played down the fact that he and Argentine coach Diego Maradona failed to shake hands after his side's 0-1 defeat Saturday in a World Cup Group B encounter at Johannesburg's Ellis Park stadium.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:37:30 PM

Vincent Enyeama named Man of the Match
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was named Man of the Match after he kept out Lionel Messi in his country's World Cup Group B 0-1 defeat to Argentina Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:31:05 PM

South Africa blocks entry of British hooligan
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) World Cup host South Africa has denied entry to a 42-year-old British hooligan, police said Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:29:29 PM

Football World Cup: Group B table
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) World Cup Group B results and table after Saturday's matches:

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:19:18 PM

Messi shines, Argentina beat Nigeria
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Argentina lived up to their status as serious contenders for the 2010 World Cup title when they defeated African hopefuls Nigeria 1-0 Saturday in Diego Maradona's successful return to football's biggest stage, this time as a coach.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:04:46 PM

Argentina beat Nigeria 1-0
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Argentina beat Nigeria 1-0 in Saturday's football World Cup match here.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 9:37:03 PM

Africa is the winner, says Ban Ki-Moon of World Cup
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) The football World Cup in South Africa can serve as a catalyst for the entire African continent, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon says.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 8:45:36 PM

Capello warns Rooney to show respect to referees
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 12 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello wants Wayne Rooney to put up a disciplined performance and show respect to referees during the football World Cup.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:59:35 PM

South Korea beat Greece in Group B opener
Port Elizabeth, June 12 (DPA) South Korea comfortably brushed aside Greece 2-0 in the World Cup Group B opening game here Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:54:25 PM

South Korea beat Greece in Group B opener
Port Elizabeth, June 12 (DPA) South Korea beat Greece 2-0 in the opening game of the World Cup Group B in Port Elizabeth Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:11:28 PM

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