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From goatherd to stadium technician

From goatherd to stadium technician

Growing up in rural South Africa, where electricity at the time was a rarity, 32-year-old Aubrey Ramokoto can hardly believe that he is now working as a cabling technician for a global tournament such as the Fifa Confederations Cup.

Fifa names Confed officials

Fifa has named the group of 30 referees and assistant referees who will officiate in the 2009 Confederations Cup. The 2010 Fifa World Cup precursor kicks off on 14 June 2009 in Johannesburg.

Draw sets stage for 2010 'appetiser'

Draw sets stage for 2010 ‘appetiser’

Flanked by the Miss World contestants from the eight competing countries, Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke announced the draw for the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup - the World Cup dress rehearsal known as the "Festival of Champions" - at a slick, colourful event in Johannesburg on Saturday.


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