The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa is now more of a reality than a dream, as most of teams to take part in the world’s biggest soccer show piece gets under way.
The arrival on Monday of New Zealand, Ghana, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Chile and Algeria meant that 24 teams including hosts South Africa are already on the ground for the June 11 kick off of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Over the next one month, 32 teams will tussle it out on the field to see who emerges victorious to lift the 2010 FIFA world cup trophy currently held by Italy.
“It is with pleasure that we welcome the teams that arrived today to South Africa. With the majority of the participants now in the country we are one step closer to kickoff on 11 June,” said Chief Executive Officer of the Organizing Committee, Dr Danny Jordaan.
Ultimate Media Senior Sports Reporter Ramathan Kasozi is in South Africa and will together with other South Africa based reporters keep you and us updated about all the matches, results, issues and views at this Africa’s first ever World Cup.