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Ghana expects to qualify, looks to game against England
Nairobi/Accra, Dec 5 (DPA) Ghanian football officials and fans are quietly confident they can emerge from their World Cup group to face England, favourites in Group C, in the next round.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 6:34:10 PM

World Cup despair for South Africa, joy for Italy
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) Hosts South Africa will face a tough battle to emerge from the group phase of the 2010 World Cup after being pitted in one of the toughest of the eight groups.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:07:53 AM

Draw for 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) Draw for the 2010 World Cup finals made Friday in Cape Town, South Africa. Seeded teams first in respective groups.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:02:15 AM

A ball to celebrate the first World Cup in Africa
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) The official match ball for next year's football World Cup finals in South Africa will be called Jabulani, it was announced Friday.

Friday, December 04, 2009 11:42:55 PM

Glittering World Cup draw ceremony held in Cape Town
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) The nail-biting final draw for the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa got underway Friday evening at a glittering African-themed ceremony in Cape Town attended by the cream of world football and South Africa's elite.

Friday, December 04, 2009 11:41:09 PM

Nigeria haven't approached me formally, says Gullit
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) Former world footballer Ruud Gullit Friday dismissed speculation that he was close to signing as Nigeria coach for the 2010 World Cup.

Friday, December 04, 2009 6:40:22 PM

Two bomb scares in Cape Town hours before World Cup draw
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) Part of Cape Town International Convention Centre, venue for the World Cup final draw, was sealed off Friday following a bomb scare.

Friday, December 04, 2009 6:40:04 PM

Blatter launches Fan Fest for 2010 World Cup
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) The Fan Fest project for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa was launched in Cape Town on Friday by FIFA president Joseph Blatter.

Friday, December 04, 2009 6:38:03 PM

Figo hopes Portugal draw hosts South Africa
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) Former World Footballer Luis Figo expressed his hope that Portugal draw the host nation South Africa for the 2010 World Cup later Friday.

Friday, December 04, 2009 6:34:25 PM

Three ministers among 11 killed in Somalia blast
Mogadishu, Dec 3 (DPA) A bomb blast ripped through a hotel in the lawless Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday, killing three government ministers and at least eight others.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 7:18:25 PM

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