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Portugal draw with Brazil for Round of 16 spot
Durban, June 25 (DPA) Five-time champions Brazil and fellow title contenders Portugal played to a lacklustre 0-0 draw Friday as both nations advanced to the Round of 16 of the football World Cup.

Friday, June 25, 2010 10:38:59 PM

Ivory Coast go out despite 3-0 win over North Korea
Nelspruit, June 25 (DPA) Ivory Coast beat North Korea 3-0 in the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit Friday but still go home after finishing third in Group G of the football World Cup.

Friday, June 25, 2010 10:27:12 PM

Elite police to be deployed for German-England game
Bloemfontein, June 25 (DPA) South African authorities are tightening security for Sunday's Germany-England World Cup knock-out match in Bloemfontein, including the deployment of elite security force units.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:34:33 PM

Portugal join Brazil in knockout stage
Durban, June 25 (DPA) Portugal played a scoreless draw with Brazil Friday to advance along with the South Americans to the knockout stage of the football World Cup from Group G.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:29:11 PM

Uruguay is strong but so are we: Park
Port Elizabeth, June 25 (DPA) South Korea coach Huh Jung Moo Friday paid his respects to Uruguay's stout defensive record in the World Cup, but said he was confident his players would manage to breach the Uruguayan goal Saturday for the first time in the tournament.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:26:06 PM

Lucio passes Pele in number of World Cup games for Brazil
Durban, June 25 (DPA) Centre-back Lucio surpassed Pele as the player with the most number of World Cup matches for Brazil when he captained the South Americans against Portugal in Durban Friday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:18:38 PM

England-Germany clash too close to call: Kahn
Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn said Friday that Sunday's World Cup Round of 16 match between arch-rivals Germany and England was too close to call.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:16:13 PM

Uruguay and South Korea eye World Cup glory
Port Elizabeth, June 25 (DPA) Asia's most successful footballing nation, South Korea, faces off against Uruguay, a potentially resurgent powerhouse of South America, with both teams aware that a victory Saturday will give them a good shot at making it through to the World Cup semifinals.

Friday, June 25, 2010 6:19:03 PM

Jo'burg's Gandhi Square is melting pot for football fans
Johannesburg, June 25 (IANS) Once infamous for some of the most gory crimes in the city, the Gandhi Square here has become the melting pot of football fans at the World Cup.

Friday, June 25, 2010 5:09:45 PM

US seek revenge as Ghana fly the flag for Africa
Rustenburg, June 25 (DPA) The United States are out to avenge a defeat to Ghana at the 2006 World Cup and reach the quarter-finals in their last-16 match Saturday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 4:17:53 PM

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