Archive for Category: "World Cup 2010"

South Africa plans bid for 2020 Games

South Africa is planning a bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, the country’s Olympic governing body said on Tuesday.

World Cup a triumph for Africa but not for the game

Africa’s first World Cup, which ended on Sunday with Spain winning the trophy, closed as a triumph for the continent

Spain glory in first World Cup win

Spain gloried in a first World Cup triumph that finally buried their decades-old tag of international underachievers,

L’Afrique du Sud célèbre la réussite de son Mondial

Alors que l’Espagne fête sa première victoire dans une Coupe du monde, l’Afrique du Sud célèbre de son côté la réussite de l’organisation de cette compétition.

S.African stadiums better than Europe, says Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter lavished praise on South Africa’s World Cup stadiums on Thursday,

Mondial: le Ghana passe à coté de la 1ère finale du Mondial africain

Le Ghana est passé à côté de la première demi-finale de Mondial d’un pays africain pour un penalty manqué par Gyan à la 120e minute contre l’Uruguay (1-1, 4-2 t. a. b. ),

Ghana carry Africa’s prayers, Brazil face Dutch

Ghana’s “Black Stars” hope to go where no African team has been before and reach the World Cup semi-finals on Friday while Brazil face Netherlands in the day’s first and equally intriguing quarter-final.

Ivory Coast win convincingly but go out

Ivory Coast convincingly beat North Korea 3-0 on Friday, but the win, which could easily have been by a larger margin,

United States looking for revenge in Ghana rematch

Coach Bob Bradley and his indefatigable United States team will seek revenge and a place in the quarter-finals when they meet Ghana on Saturday.

Kalou blames pressure for Africa’s poor show

The strain of living up to the raised expectations of playing on home soil is the reason most African countries have underperformed at the World Cup,

Zuma says confident World Cup will create jobs

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he was confident the Soccer World Cup

L’Afrique du Sud apporte un soutien sans faille aux Bafana Bafana

A quelques heures du match décisif des Bafana Bafana contre les Bleus, à Bloemfontein, tous les Sud-Africains sont unis derrière leur équipe.

Le Nigérian Kaita inondé de menaces de mort

Le milieu nigérian Sani Kaita a reçu plus d’un millier de menaces de mort depuis son exclusion jeudi lors de la défaite contre la Grèce (2-1),

Brazil qualify after crazy finale

Brazil flexed their muscles and showed why they are among the favourites to win the World Cup for a sixth time

Cameroon in disarray before facing Danes

Cameroon’s World Cup campaign is in danger of imploding after senior players asked coach Paul Le Guen to reconsider his team selection for their Group E match against Denmark on Saturday (1830 GMT).