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Van Persie named Man of the Match
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands striker Robie van Persie won FIFA Man of the Match for his goalscoring performance in a 2-1 win over Cameroon in Cape Town.

Friday, June 25, 2010 2:15:00 AM

Japan set-plays down Danes
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 25 (DPA) Japan secured their place in the last 16 of the World Cup Thursday with a 3-1 victory over Denmark.

Friday, June 25, 2010 2:09:44 AM

Van Persie scores as Dutch win and top Group F
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands beat Cameroon 2-1 in Cape Town Thursday to top Group F with a 100 percent record. Robin Van Persie scored his first goal of the tournament and Arjen Robben played his first World Cup minutes as a second half substitute.

Friday, June 25, 2010 2:04:38 AM

Japan beat Denmark, reach knockout stage
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 25 (DPA) Japan reached the knockout stage of a World Cup for the first time on foreign soil by beating Denmark 3-1 Thursday to claim second place in Group E.

Friday, June 25, 2010 1:59:57 AM

Dutch beat Cameroon and top Group F
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands beat Cameroon 2-1 in Cape Town Thursday to top Group F with a 100 percent record.

Friday, June 25, 2010 1:56:06 AM

Paraguay top Group F despite goalless draw with New Zealand
Polokwane, June 24 (DPA) Paraguay drew 0-0 with New Zealand Thursday but reached the World Cup last 16 as the Group F winners.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 11:15:26 PM

Italy's coach to take a break from football
Johannesburg, June 24 (IANS/AKI) Italy's coach Marcello Lippi says he will take a break from football for several months, after the defending champions crashed out of the World Cup on Thursday with a shock 2-3 defeat to Slovakia.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:54:11 PM

Titleholders Italy eliminated as Slovakia advance
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) Reigning champions Italy were eliminated Thursday with a 2-3 loss to Slovakia, who used their first World Cup victory to advance to the Round of 16.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:19:03 PM

African women catch football fever
Nairobi, June 24 (DPA) Mia Rajput frowned and minced nervously in her high heels. France, her favourite side, had crashed out of the World Cup and it was no consolation that hosts South Africa had beaten them.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:06:15 PM

How title holders fared at the World Cup
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) World Cup title holders Italy Thursday bowed out in the group stage for the second time.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:56:58 PM

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