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Spain Wins World Cup

Spain Wins World Cup

(VOA) Spain has won its first-ever World Cup, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Spain - which has waited many years to win the world football championship - had to wait until the 116th minute in extra-time to score the winning goal. The match was scoreless through regulation, and with just four minutes of extra-time [...]

World Cup final matchups

World Cup final matchups

By Barry Wilner, AP Sports Writer JOHANNESBURG — Matchups for Sunday's World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City (kickoff is 2:30 p.m. EDT): Possession, possession, possession. The Dutch like to build their attack from the back, meaning the far back: goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg (1) often begins the buildup with [...]

Brazil beats Chile 3-0 to reach WCup quarterfinals

Brazil beats Chile 3-0 to reach WCup quarterfinals

Source, AP: JOHANNESBURG — Five-time champion Brazil beat South American rival Chile 3-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Monday. Juan opened the scoring in the 34th minute at Ellis Park Stadium with a firm header from near the penalty spot off a corner kick. Luis Fabiano added to the lead in the 38th, receiving a one-touch [...]

With the Black Stars of Ghana, Africa’s Quest for a World Cup Continues

With the Black Stars of Ghana, Africa’s Quest for a World Cup Continues

(TsehaiNY.com) – Ivory Coast still had a slim chance of advancing to the knockout stage of the World Cup when they faced off against North Korea today.  The Elephants came out strong and dominated North Korea 3-0 but at the end it wasn’t enough.  In order to advance, Ivory Coast also needed a strong help from Brazil, but that did not [...]

US win triggers coast-to-coast celebrations

US win triggers coast-to-coast celebrations

Source, AP:  Landon Donovan's decisive goal for the U.S. national team at the World Cup has set triggered hugs and tears of joy in bars, restaurants and office cubicles from coast to coast. The 1-0 victory over Algeria saved the Americans from elimination and sent them to the second round of the World Cup in South Africa. It marked another [...]

Wishing on the Black Stars

Wishing on the Black Stars

The World Cup, being held in Africa for the first time in its 80 year history, is especially thrilling for the continent and its host nation South Africa.  Six African teams began the tournament which kicked off about two weeks ago and as the first round of tournament is coming to a close, chances for an African World Cup victory is looking [...]

Brave Bafana Earn Victory But Are Out With Les Bleus

Brave Bafana Earn Victory But Are Out With Les Bleus

Source, GOAL.COM:  South Africa seemed on course for miraculous progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup but ultimately missed out after a 2-1 victory over France. Bongani Khumalo gave Bafana Bafana the lead against the run of play, and when Yoann Gourcuff was harshly dismissed midway through the first period the hosts smelled history. [...]

Bafana, Bafana, South Africa’s Support Remains to the Boys!

Bafana, Bafana, South Africa’s Support Remains to the Boys!

By Rebecca Emiru, South Africa (TsehaiNY.com) - They’ve only played twice so far, but whenever they take the field, there’s an outpouring of support and joy. Even moderate football fans find themselves decked out in yellow and green and grabbing every vuvuzela and flag in the house so that they can show their pride as they watch the game at [...]

2010 FIFA World Cup, Watch Live

2010 FIFA World Cup, Watch Live

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Brazil beats Ivory Coast, continues South American storm at World Cup

Brazil beats Ivory Coast, continues South American storm at World Cup

Source, MiamiHerald.com JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Coming into this World Cup, there was much talk about how the winter weather might benefit European teams, and how African teams would be inspired by the fervent support of the continent, the comfort of native cuisine and the familiar sound of the deafening vuvuzelas. But 10 days into [...]

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