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South Africa's closing ceremony dazzles

South Africa’s closing ceremony dazzles

A sell-out crowd inside Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium as well as an audience of hundreds of millions across the globe were wowed by a colourful ceremony on Sunday night to celebrate the successful conclusion of a memorable first Fifa World Cup on African soil.
Egypt salute South African fans

South Africa’s Cup flows over

Photographs of the fans that filled the stadiums during the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup, beamed onto a giant sphere, floated above the closing ceremony in Johannesburg on Sunday night. Their passion reflected a nation that came together for a tournament that has given South Africa many reasons to smile.


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