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Paraguay coach confident after World Cup draw
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) Paraguay coach Gerardo Martino was confident after the World Cup draw landed his team in Group F, with Italy, New Zealand and Slovakia.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 10:38:56 PM

Dunga already teasing Portugal - it's Brazil A against Brazil B
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga wasted no time in establishing his men's hierarchy in Group G of the 2010 World Cup, even in the face of Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 10:29:07 PM

Parreira sees some good coming out of Henry handball
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) South African coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, whose side were drawn into a group at the World Cup finals that includes 1998 world champions France, said Saturday that some good could come out of the Thierry Henry handball incident.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 10:28:47 PM

Nigerian fans happy with draw, but not with coach
Nairobi/Abuja, Dec 5 (DPA) Nigerian fans are happy with their World Cup group, which pits them against Argentina, South Korea and Greece, but are worried their coach will be unable to take advantage of the relatively kind draw.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 6:34:26 PM

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

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