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Algeria, Nigeria carry Africa’s hopes in Brazil

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.
2010 Fifa World Cup: success stories

R450m World Cup legacy trust launched

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.
2010 Fifa World Cup: success stories

SA now African football training base

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.
2010 Fifa World Cup: success stories

World Cup: the legacy lives on

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.

2010 legacy to boost Cape tourism

Leisure tourism in Cape Town is undergoing a seasonal slump, but city authorities are confident that the legacy of the 2010 Fifa World Cup will boost the sector in the medium and long term.
Cape Town's World Cup winter boost

Slideshow: Joburg's 100 days party

A walk down World Cup memory lane

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".

2010 Fifa World Cup: one year on

On 11 June, one year after the kick-off of the first ever Fifa World Cup on African soil, South Africa marks the first anniversary of what many have called the best World Cup ever.
2010's legacy all in the mind

The Scramble for Africa - Part 2010

SA marks 2010 World Cup anniversary

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 Fifa World Cup: success stories

Once In A Lifetime – the 2010 movie

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.
FNB pours R40m into local football

Grassroots football targets coaches

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.

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