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FIFA 2010

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™

A native coach more likely to win Africa’s first FIFA World Cup trophy

A native coach more likely to win Africa’s first FIFA World Cup trophy

The curtain on South Africa 2010 has been successfully lowered and the Brazil 2014 logo duly unveiled. Without an iota of doubt the Ghana Black Stars gave very good account of our participation in the ...

Nelson Mandela

Mandela 'wants to attend' World Cup closing ceremony

Nelson Mandela has indicated he wants to go to the World Cup closing ceremony to greet fans, his grandson says. Mandla Mandela told Reuters that the elderly former South African president ...

Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter: Africa's World Cup is a success

As the World Cup draws to a close, Blatter, who played a pivotal role in the continent hosting the global showpiece, was full of praise for Africa. “We are not done with the World Cup, bu ...

Seeking The Ultimate Prize; Netherlands Vrs Spain

Seeking The Ultimate Prize; Netherlands Vrs Spain

Two of Europe's great flamboyant footballing nations are preparing to contest the World Cup, yet the Netherlands have suddenly become a pragmatic force who are difficult to defeat while Sp ...

Celebrating South Africa and a Job Done Well

Celebrating South Africa and a Job Done Well

By GEORGE VECSEY It is not every World Cup that ends with the chief executive quoting a poet. But then again, this has not been the normal World Cup. On Saturday, a day before Spain and ...

Sami Khedira, center, celebrated with teammates after scoring the winning goal for Germany.

World Cup 2010: Germany beat Uruguay for bronze

Germany secured third place in the World Cup courtesy of an entertaining 3-2 win over Uruguay in Port Elizabeth. A Sami Khedira header settled a game that saw both Thomas Muller and Diego Fo ...

David Villa and Wesley Sneijder

Who Wins World Cup?

For both Spain and the Netherlands, the World Cup final represents a chance to bury the ghosts of the past and look forward to a glorious future. However, for the loser, the pain of defeat may lin ...

Round of 16 (Knockout Matches)

6/26/2010 UY.pngURY 2-1 KR.pngKOR
6/26/2010 US.pngUSA 1-2 GH.pngGHA
6/27/2010 DE.pngDEU 4-1 GB.pngGBR
6/27/2010 AR.pngARG 3-1 MX.pngMEX
6/28/2010 NL.pngNLD 2-1 SV.pngSVK
6/28/2010 BR.pngBRA 3-0 CL.pngCHL
6/29/2010 PY.pngPRY 0-0 JP.pngJPN
6/29/2010 ES.pngESP 1-0 PT.pngPRT

Quarter-finals (Knockout Matches)

7/2/2010 NL.pngNLD 2-1 BR.pngBRA
7/2/2010 UY.pngURY 1-1 GH.pngGHA
7/3/2010 AR.pngARG 0-4 DE.pngDEU
7/3/2010 PY.pngPRY 0-1 ES.pngESP

Semi-finals (Knockout Matches)

7/6/2010 UY.pngURY 2-3 NL.pngNLD
7/7/2010 DE.pngDEU 0-1 ES.pngESP

Third place (Knockout Matches)

7/10/2010 UY.pngURY 2-3 DE.pngDEU

Final (Knockout Matches)

7/11/2010 NL.pngNLD 0-1 ES.pngESP
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