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Four years on from the 2010 Fifa World Cup, the first ever held in Africa, the continent's representatives have so far put in a strong showing at Brazil 2014, with two out of five teams progressing to the round of 16 after the conclusion of the group stage on Thursday.
The R450-million 2010 Fifa World Cup Legacy Trust, aimed at ensuring that South Africans continue reaping the benefits of hosting Africa's first Fifa World Cup, is now fully operational.
Several countries that have qualified for the 2012 African Nations Cup, kicking off in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon in January, are heading to South Africa to make use of the country's World Cup facilities ahead of the continental showcase.
The 11th of July 2011 marks exactly one year since the end of the first Fifa World Cup on African soil. It was on that day that Spain rewrote the history books when they lifted the trophy for the first time after defeating The Netherlands 1-0 at a packed Soccer City in Johannesburg.
One year after the first Fifa World Cup on African soil, Bathandwa Mbola remembers the highs of the tournament and, while acknowledging the lows, challenges South Africans to "keep flying".
On 11 June, South Africa marked the first anniversary of what many have called the best World Cup ever. However, out of respect for the funeral of Albertina Sisulu, the 2010 LOC will host its celebratory event around 11 July - one year after the final match of the tournament.
2010 - Once In A Lifetime: The Movie had its world premiere in Johannesburg on Wednesday night, and broadcasts on local television this weekend to mark the anniversary of the first Fifa World Cup on African soil.
The South African Football Association is revisiting North West province with its second grassroots development programme, a 2010 Fifa World Cup legacy initiative aimed at nurturing aspirant young footballers.