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Draw sets stage for 2010 'appetiser'

2009 Confederations Cup FAQ

Which teams are playing? Where are the matches being held? How much do tickets cost? Where can I buy them? ... Find out more about Fifa's "Festival of Champions" - a dress rehearsal for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and a major sporting event in its own right.
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.
Sport in South Africa

2010: signs of peaking at the right time

South Africa's 2010 World Cup preparations face their next hurdle with this weekend's draw for the 2009 Confederations Cup. The "Festival of Champions", which pits continental winners against the World Cup holders and hosts, is a key curtain-raiser for 2010, both on and off the field.


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