At last, the day we’ve all been waiting for. Group G. Today we’ll see the first games in the toughest group in the tournament and, hopefully, some of the most entertaining. This tournament needs it. First up Ivory Coast v Portugal [3pm Ellis Park] Will Drogba play? Despite still having his arm in a cast [...]
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June 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football
April 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Football, Travel
Tickets Ticketing would be, usually, a huge issue, but with the finals less than 6 weeks away the numbers of European fans expected to travel is as low as 50% of the original projections. The FA and the organisers were expecting 100,000 English fans to attend and only a fraction of those will have tickets. [...]
April 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football
South Africa has long been affected by power shortages and failures. Most put the blame on years of mismanagement and poor capacity planning and investment. As the local press say ‘Concerns that the 2010 World Cup could be affected by power failures have resurfaced following a series of blackouts in and around Johannesburg over the [...]