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Ghana’s World Cup run has Ethiopia dreaming

Ghana’s World Cup run has Ethiopia dreaming

Source, AFP: ADDIS ABABA — Ghana's amazing run in the World Cup may be a source of inspiration for Africa, but it's also providing a wake-up call for African nations to lay more emphasis on improving their football standards. In Ethiopia, thousands of fans have turned up in droves to watch the African teams make their mark in the World Cup, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

African Fever FIFA 2010

African Fever FIFA 2010

By Rebecca Emiru, South Africa (TsehaiNY.com) - The World Cup, the biggest sporting event in the world, is less than a day away and the question that has been hanging in the air for the past few months is:  Are you ready? The question started a year ago with concerns over whether South Africa was logistically prepared to welcome millions of [...]

Thousands gather in Ethiopian capital for World Cup opening ceremony

Thousands gather in Ethiopian capital for World Cup opening ceremony

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Thousands of sport fans gather in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa to watch the opening ceremony of the World Cup with giant screens set up to broadcast all the matches. The sport fans gathered at Meskel Square in Addis Ababa where the organizers had set up a big screen to enable Addis residents enjoy the World Cup, [...]