2010 FIFA World Cup Team Profiles

Switzerland national football team profile

  Switzerland will be appearing at the FIFA World Cup™ finals for the ninth time when next summer’s tournament gets underway in South Africa, where coach Ottmar Hitzfeld and his men are aiming for more than just a supporting role. The former Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich boss took the national helm after Switzerland’s disappointing […]

Spain national football profile

Spain is currently ranked among the top favourities to win the World Cup, just as they are ranked among the leading three footballing national by FIFA. On a scale of one to ten, Spain’s performance in qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ can only be given top marks. On top of wins […]

Honduras national football team profile

Honduras reached the finals of the FIFA World Cup™ for only the second time in dramatic fashion, an equaliser in the dying seconds of the USA’s clash with Costa Rica triggering frantic celebrations from Los Catrachos’ fans thousands of miles further south. Yet despite having squeezed into the finals, coach Reinaldo Rueda’s talented team will […]

Chile national football team profile

Chile’s recent renaissance has been capped by a return to the FIFA World Cup™ finals following a 12-year absence. In the international wilderness since France 1998, when Marcelo Salas and Ivan Zamorano showcased their consummate finishing skills, La Roja believe they have the resources to emulate their illustrious predecessors and advance beyond the group phase. […]

NORTH KOREA DPR national football team profile

North Korea or Korea DPR seemingly came from nowhere to storm into the Asian Zone’s final round of qualifying, where they defied sizeable odds to take one of the continent’s four automatic spots at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. In a sense they lived up to their long-standing reputation as Asia’s surprise packages, […]

Brazil football national Team profile

Brazil is at the 2010 FIFA World as the leading favourities to lift the cup as they prepare to host the World Cup in 2014. The four time World Cup champions have a team to beat, as they always have and everyone is expecting them to top Group G where they bface Portugal, Ivory Coast […]

Portugal National football team profile

Too much quality inn the team but perenial under acheivers at the FIFA World world cup is a fitting description for Portugal. Finalists at UEFA EURO 2004 and semi-finalists at Germany 2006, Portugal have displayed some dazzling football in recent years, but without ever landing a major prize. Having never progressed beyond the semi-finals of […]

Ivory Coast national football profile

Côte d’Ivoire or Ivory Coast is the team holding much of the African dream at the South Africa 2010 World Cup. The Les Elephants have in recent years provided a team with the Quality to match much of the world’s best footballing teams. But with all the hopes the Africa continent has put behind them, […]

Slovakia football national team profile

  Appearing for the first time in a major international competition, Slovakia have been striving to relive the glory years enjoyed by the former Czechoslovakia since going it alone in 1993. While their team is hardly filled with household names, Slovakia can nonetheless rely on a well-organised collective with plenty of admirable qualities. Likewise, their […]

New Zealand national football team profile

Ater a disastrous campaign four years ago, New Zealand bounced back in emphatic fashion under coach Ricki Herbert to qualify for their first appearance on the world stage in 28 years following a debut showing at Spain 1982. Herbert, and assistant Brian Turner, were both key figures in the campaign nearly three decades ago.  The […]

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