Uruguay and Mexico have finished first and second in Group A and have qualified for the Round of 16 at the expense of South Africa and France. A 43 minute goal to Luiz Suarez was enough for Uruguay to score a well earned win over Mexico and claim top position of Group A with 7 [...]
The newly-built Green Point Stadium is located in a prime area of Cape Town, South Africa, and will host one of the 2010 World Cup semi-finals. The stadium was originally a multi-purpose arena and has served as home to both Santos and Ajax Cape Town, and played host to major musical acts such as Michael [...]
Free State Stadium is located in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and the stadium was given a major face lift for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, with seating capacity lifted from 38,000 to 45,000 during the upgrade. To make the stadium World Cup compliant, a second tier was added to the main grandstand to increase crowd capacity [...]
The Peter Mokaba Stadium is a newly constructed stadium and is named in honour of one of South Africa’s most inspirational leaders, Peter Mokaba. Born and bred in Polokwane, where the stadium is built, Peter Mokaba was active in the struggle against apartheid and also was appointed deputy minister of the environment and tourism in [...]
Group A has the host nation South Africa engaged and they come up against some tough opposition in Mexico, Uruguay and France. The winner of this group will play the team that finishes second in Group B, and the runner-up in this group meets the winner of Group B.