2010 World Cup
Afrik-News brings you the story of African football before, during and after the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Here, you can read not only about South Africa’s preparation to host the games on African soil for the first time but also individual African countries’ determination to take part in the historic event. Five African countries - Cameroon, Nigeria, Algeria, South Africa and Ghana - are selected to join twenty seven teams from around the world to battle it out on the football pitch for the gold trophy. One by one, the African teams are eliminated, but Africans will not be bogged down as they rally behind their compatriots on the wings of the vuvuzela, a far cry from the near diplomatic row between Algeria and Egypt during the qualifiers. Ghana are the last team to leave but not before African unity becomes reality...

Football: Who is Africa’s best Goalkeeper?

World Cup 2010: Ghana to petition FIFA on ’declaration of goal’

"Impressive arrival ceremony" as Black Stars set to return

Uruguay broke the heart of a whole continent

Uruguay end Ghana dream

Nigeria’s Super Eagles’ two year suspension could be pure bluff

Abedi Pelé believes in Ghana

Ghana make history

Ghana-USA Rustenburg encounter will be close

Côte d’Ivoire thrash North Korea and quit

Mensah: "We will do our best for Ghana and for Africa"

Foreign coaches head home after World Cup

Exit for Cameroon as Lions fail to roar

Ghana wave African flag

Algeria fall short of american dream

Nigeria’s Super Eagles fail to fly to final 16

France crash out of World Cup

Brazil raise the bar against Ivory Coast

Cameroon go home

Ghana stumble to 10-man Australia

World Cup: "Australia will fight" warns Ghana coach

Algeria hold England to goalless draw

Seeing Africa with different eyes

So unfair for Nigeria!

Sorry Bafana still have hopes

Forlan ruins South African chances

It’s make or break for South Africa

Ivory Coast off to a slow start

Strikes rock World Cup

Japan tames Cameroon

Ghana: Rajevac wants to focus on next game

Late goal lifts Ghana

Algeria shoot themselves in the foot

Nigeria’s Super Eagles stumble to Argentina

Bafana coach confident of further success

Kanu predicts Nigeria victory over Argentina

South Africa held to a draw by Mexico

South Africa ready to take on Mexico

Vieux Farka Toure coming out of his father’s shadow

Sad news precedes first African World cup

Africa Union at the 2010 World Cup: Keep it Simple, Stupid!

As the World Cup quest grips, who are the African players to watch?

South Africa: FIFA distances itself from Nigeria N. Korea stampede

Ivory Coast: Chelsea’s Didier Drogba out of 2010 World Cup

Gyan: "A big task ahead of Ghana"

Brazil punish Zimbabwe in football friendly in front of Mugabe and Tsvangirai

Adidas battle Nike for World Cup final

Zimbabwe and Brazilian national football teams in international friendly

Details of al-Qaeda terrorist plan on World Cup emerge

Al-Qaida terrorist threats and South African World Cup readiness

Ghana : Rajevac names 30-man list

SA police prevents extremist attacks ahead of World Cup

2010 FIFA World Cup Card Fraud Warning

South Africa: ICASA faces legal threat, amid risking mobile TV promise to FIFA

Zimbabweans up in arms over North Korean World Cup team invitation

SA World cup records first death

SA Police head warns officers to lose weight or get the sack

Alicia Keys, Amadou & Mariam, Angelique Kidjo, Black Eyed Peas, BLK JKS, John Legend, Juanes, Shakira, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Toure and Vusi Mahlasela to Perform at First-Ever FIFA WORLD CUP(TM) KICK-OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT

Parreira takes Bafana to Brazil

UK eases SA World Cup sex concerns with condom shipment

SA World Cup to help heal global advertising wounds

Football: 2010 World Cup trials begin

World Cup 2010: 100 days to go and Bafana Bafana yet to be fit

World Cup: Where will your heroes be?

Juju man to decide World Cup?

Mixed reactions to Africa Cup of Nations draw

Bafana still seeking home for World Cup

World Cup 2010: Dutchman Puts his Villa in South Africa on a Lottery

Ghana-Italy: Rajevac stood up by Balotelli

Two million tickets sold for 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

South Africa in Media Row

South Africa Football Association condemns British Stab-vest company

Botswana: Radical Jamaican cleric trained Batswana to attack 2010 World Cup?

SA World Cup 2010: Ticket prices keep Africans away

SA World Cup 2010: Stop the double standard!

Will World Cup Stadiums Change Africa’s Image?

South African military get heavy pay rise ahead of 2010 World Cup

South Africa 2010 World Cup: Salaries of 32 national coaches released

South Africa World Cup 2010: So who is the real Group of Death?

2010 World Cup: A possible South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France group of death?

South Africa orders Zimbabwe to "clean up" ahead of 2010 World Cup

South Africa 2010 World Cup: Safer sex for soccer fans

South Africa 2010 World Cup: Crime, what crime?

2010 World Cup Draw: Organizer not responsible for crime at SA’s biggest show ever

South Africa: Vuvuzela replaces Bafana Bafana

Algeria-Egypt: A World Cup qualification and diplomatic row

Football Cameroon-Morocco: Rigobert Song leads Indomitable Lions to South Africa 2010

Egypt - Algeria: A dangerous and bloody football match

Egyptian national coach "stressed" as FIFA issues strong warning

2010 World Cup: South Africa promised quaterfinals by ex-Brazil coach

South African Bafana Bafana head coach Santana quits, Parreira tipped to replace him

Egypt-Rwanda: African football champs could lose 2010 World Cup-CAN qualifiers

South African airport theft under review ahead of 2010 World Cup

Swine flu - A/H1N1 influenza: 2010 World Cup threatened?

World Cup in danger as stadium constructions halt in South Africa

Fifa WC 2010: Zimbabwe hotels lower rates, mock Botswana decision

A contemptible service industry for SA 2010 World Cup

Zimbabwe: Freakish greed deals blow to world cup deal

World Cup 2010: Zimbabwe woos Nigeiria, England, Brazil

Ticket-addled SA soccer fans force FIFA to modify rules

Neighbours give South Africa electricity for 2010 WC

Nobel Laureates to boycott South African conference if Dalai Lama is not granted visa

A new stadium for Portugese speakers at 2010 World Cup

Kenya’s Harambee Stars set for a new coach

2010 WC/CAN qualifiers : Nigerian coach settles the math

2010 CAN / WC qualifiers : Egypt gets best group draw

Egypt promises an end to World Cup qualifier drought

National football team now under gov’t management

Olympic Soccer stars called to join senior national team

South Africa 2010: Beyond a third adventure for Siasia’s eagles

Football : Key Kenyan players to miss 2010 qualifiers with Namibia

Benjani under attack for goal drought

Benjani eyes 2010 World Cup / Africa Nations Cup

2010 World Cup and African Cup of Nations qualifiers’ Timetable / Schedule


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