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Exciting Chile outclass Honduras 1-0
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Favoured Chile thoroughly dominated Honduras 1-0 Wednesday, notching their first World Cup victory in 48 years.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:23:38 PM

Bullish Argentina confident of victory over South Korea
Pretoria, June 16 (DPA) Controversial Argentina coach, Diego Maradona, has predicted victory for his team against South Korea in a World Cup Group B match at Soccer City in Johannesburg Thursday.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:03:28 PM

Chile outclasses Honduras 1-0
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Favoured Chile thoroughly dominated Honduras 1-0 Wednesday, notching its first World Cup football victory in 48 years.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:03:18 PM

Childhood in Africa has many faces
Nairobi, June 16 (DPA)- Simon is eight years old and lives in Kibera, Nairobi's biggest slum. These days he is proudly wearing a football shirt,- a charitable donation. His mother, a laundry worker, earns less than one euro a day and could never afford to kit-out her six children with football jerseys.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:30:24 PM

France seek more punch against confident Mexico
Polokwane (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) France need to find their goalscoring touch against a Mexico side who believe they could be one of the surprises of the football World Cup.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:30:14 PM

Buffon fears his World Cup could be over
Centurion, South Africa, June 16 (DPA) Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon fears that back problems could bring a premature end to his World Cup participation.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 4:39:51 PM

Nigeria target all-out victory against Greece
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Nigeria and Greece clash Thursday with each side knowing that failure to secure a first win at the World Cup would compromise their chances of making the knock-out phase.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 4:04:35 PM

Speedy justice in World Cup courts: a model for the future?
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) Doping is banned at the World Cup but the South African justice system acts as if it's on steroids.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 3:58:35 PM

South Africans asked to save power for FIFA event
Pretoria, June 16 (IANS) The South African government has asked its people to consume less electricity in order to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the soccer World Cup.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 2:16:33 PM

Frustrated Brazil work past North Korea 2-1
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) Five-times world champions Brazil struggled over long stretches against a stingy North Korea defence before collecting a 2-1 victory in their Group G opener Tuesday at Ellis Park Stadium.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 2:46:09 AM

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