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.
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One hundred and seventy teams were given the route they will have to follow to reach the 2010 Fifa World Cup when the preliminary draw took place at the Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Sunday, in a dazzling ceremony that gave a foretaste of the magical tournament South Africa promises to deliver.