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South Africans 'already winners': Zuma

Afcon 2013 countdown begins

With 100 days to go before the kick-off of the 2013 African Nations Cup in South Africa, the Gauteng government has called on locals to get ready to buy tickets and rally behind the tournament to ensure its success.

Zuma: exhilaration and anticipation

President Jacob Zuma was in Kimberley on 21 April to mark the start of the 50 days’ countdown to the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Zuma: SA crazy about football

Marking 50 days to kickoff of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, President Jacob Zuma praised the enthusiasm of South Africa's people in the run-up to the football tournament and encouraged them to get behind the home team. Read the full text of his speech.
World Cup 2010? Yes, we can

Zakumi: spirit of South Africa 2010

World Cup: 50 days and counting

Wednesday, 21 April marks 50 days until the kick-off of the first Fifa World Cup on African soil and what 2010 Local Organising Committee CEO Danny Jordaan predicts will be one of South Africa's defining moments.
Video: Joburg's 2010 party preview

Video: Joburg’s 2010 party preview

Maude Street, Johannesburg came alive with the sounds of vuvuzelas and whistles as South Africa 2010 fans gathered to celebrate the start of the 100-day countdown to the Fifa World Cup. Lesego Madumo was there with his camcorder. Want a hint of the party in store for the footballing world come 11 June? Check the video.

Countdown to 2010 final draw

The final draw for the 2010 Fifa World Cup takes place in Cape Town tonight, with a glittering line-up of celebrities and football greats in attendance.

South Africa on track for 2010: Jordaan

World Cup: 200 days and counting

Sunday marked the 200-day countdown to the kick-off of the 2010 Fifa World Cup. For Danny Jordaan, the man at the helm of South Africa's preparations for the event, it meant a change to the storyline - from the concrete of the stadiums and the roads to the people and the emotion of the World Cup.
Soccer well-positioned for 2009

World Cup: 500 days and counting

The world is watching in anticipation as stadiums go up, roads and highways are built or upgraded, and a country once faced with overwhelming odds draws closer to hosting the biggest sporting spectacle on the planet, writes Michael Appel.


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