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Portugal, Ivory Coast share points
Port Elizabeth, June 15 (DPA) It was billed as the match that would light up the football World Cup but Ivory Coast and Portugal played out a tense goalless draw at the Port Elizabeth Stadium Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 10:08:06 PM

Gloom turns to joy as Drogba enters game
Port Elizabeth, June 15 (DPA) Gloom turned to joy for Ivory Coast supporters when talismanic striker Didier Drogba came on as a substitute in Tuesday's football World Cup game against Portugal.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:54:55 PM

Ivory Coast, Portugal share points in Group G draw
Port Elizabeth, June 15 (DPA) Ivory Coast and Portugal made disappointing starts to their World Cup football campaigns with a 0-0 draw in Group G at the Port Elizabeth Stadium Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:48:09 PM

New Zealand make history with 1-1 draw against Slovakia
Rustenburg, June 15 (DPA) New Zealand scored deep into stoppage time to earn their first ever World Cup football point with a 1-1 draw against Slovakia Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:25:44 PM

Switzerland aim for major upset against mighty Spain
Durban, June 15 (DPA) Tournament favourites Spain are not scared of the pressure ahead of their World Cup football opener against Switzerland, in which they are expected to impress and, of course, win.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 5:37:04 PM

Confident Chile hope to show off talent against Honduras
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 15 (DPA) Chile and Honduras are set to clash Wednesday in Nelspruit, in both teams' long-awaited return to a World Cup after a long absence.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 5:36:53 PM

Dutch sub Afellay living his dream
Johannesburg, June 15 (DPA) The Dutch World Cup team won, but it is yet to live up to the reputation of playing fast attacking combination football.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 4:04:20 PM

FIFA okays Drogba cast, can play against Portugal
Johannesburg, June 15 (DPA) Ivory Coast star Didier Drogba can play against Portugal at the World Cup as the protective cast on his arm has been given the nod by football's ruling body FIFA.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 4:03:33 PM

Hosts hoping to celebrate with the nation
Pretoria, June 15 (DPA) Kagisho Dikgacoi still has a score to settle with Diego Forlan and is hoping that Wednesday will be pay-back day.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 3:56:46 PM

Italy start title defence with a draw; Dutch, Japan win
Johannesburg, June 15 (DPA) Italy started their defence of the World Cup title with a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in rain-drenched Cape Town Monday while the Netherlands prevailed 2-0 over Denmark and Japan upset Cameroon 1-0.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 3:42:51 AM

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