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Forlan double sends South Africa close to World Cup exit

June 17th, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 17 (DPA) Diego Forlan scored twice in Uruguay's 3-0 victory over South Africa in Group A Wednesday in Pretoria. With 42,858 expectant fans inside the Loftus Versfeld stadium the hosts went ... Read more...

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Hosts hoping to celebrate with the nation

June 15th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
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. The last time the two met was in May ... Read more...

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FIFA not to ban vuvuzela

June 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) Football's governing FIFA sprang to the defence of the much-maligned vuvuzela Monday with president Joseph Blatter ruling out the favourite accessory of South African football fans being banned ... Read more...

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Hosts South Africa draw with Mexico in World Cup opener (Lead)

June 11th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) Hosts South Africa earned a precious 1-1 draw against Mexico in the opening match of the 2010 World Cup, the first to take place on African soil. In ... Read more...

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South Africa to invoke ‘Mandela touch’ for World Cup: Pienaar

May 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, May 30(ANI): South African midfielder Steven Pienaar believes that the host country will invoke 'the spirit of Mandela' to create a World Cup as momentous as their heroic rugby union ... Read more...

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WAG sues Everton ace for breach of promise to marry her

August 31st, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Everton star footballer Steven Pienaar faces action for breach of promise from his ex-girlfriend and mother of his girl child, Skyla.Danielle Steeneveld is suing Pienaar for a sum ... Read more...

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Confederation Cup: Smiles for Spain, relief for South Africa

June 21st, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Brendon Hanley Bloemfontein, June 21 (DPA) Hosts South Africa claimed a place in the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup despite going down 0-2 to Spain Saturday at the Free State Stadium ... Read more...

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Parker brace gets South Africa back on Confed Cup track

June 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg, South Africa, June 18 (DPA) Two goals from Bernard Parker helped South Africa beat New Zealand 2-0 Wednesday to give the host nation its opening victory at the Confederations Cup football. Parker ... Read more...

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