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South Africa initiation schools bend rules for World Cup

May 22, 2010


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African boys attending traditional “initiation” ceremonies, where they live in seclusion for up to six weeks in a passage to manhood, will be allowed to watch TV during the World Cup. President Jacob Zuma said on Friday some tribal chiefs had relaxed initiation rules for the month-long tournament, hosted from June […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group F

May 19, 2010


ITALY Defending champions Italy will naturally be one of the leading contenders to emerge triumphant at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ South Africa. The only country along with Brazil to have won the tournament twice in succession, Marcello Lippi’s men will be vying to match the performance of their pioneering predecessors in 1934 and 1938. […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group D

May 14, 2010


GERMANY The German National Team is the most consistent side in the world. The DFB Eleven have reached the World Cup semifinals an unprecedented 11 times, including three world championships. Michael Ballack, Philipp Lahm and Miroslav Klose are prepared to add that tally ( Summer 2010 Magazine) Germany Provisional Squad Goalkeepers: Hans-Jorg Butt, Manuel Neuer, […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group C

May 12, 2010


Third installment of FIFA World Cup, 32 Teams, 1 Dream video series. Today, we bring you Group C which has England, USA, Algeria and Slovenia. ENGLAND The Three LIONS! With Wayne Rooney in top form, England is eyeing its second World Championship. Capello has this group firing on all cylinders and English hopes haven’t been […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group B

May 11, 2010


Second Installment of FIFA WORLD CUP 2010, 32 Teams, 1 Dream videos ARGENTINA Argentina squad Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (AZ Alkmaar/Netherlands), Mariano Andujar (Catania/Italy), Diego Pozo (Colon) Defenders: Nicolas Burdisso (Inter Milan/Italy), Martin Demichelis (Bayern Munich/Germany), Walter Samuel (Inter Milan/Italy), Gabriel Heinze (Marseille/France), Nicolas Otamendi (Velez Sarsfield), Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle/England), Juan Manuel Insaurralde (Newell’s Old Boys), […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group A

May 10, 2010


First Installment of an 8 Part Series of the FIFA WORLD CUP 2010 32 Teams, 1 Dream Videos South Africa South Africa preliminary squad: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Moeneeb Josephs (Orlando Pirates), Shu-Aib Walters (Maritzburg United), Rowen Fernandez (Arminia Bielefeld); Matthew Booth (Mamelodi Sundowns), Siboniso Gaxa (Mamelodi Sundowns), Innocent Mdledle (Mamelodi Sundowns), Bongani Khumalo (SuperSport […]

New Page: Fifa World Cup ’10

May 7, 2010


Which words can be used to describe the kind of anticipation, aspiration, hope, rage, uphoria, disgust, love, hate etc that grip the World Soccer fans every other four years? Some call it the greatest show on earth, some have gone as far as calling it the new world religion. Whatever you call it, one things […]