Africa expected to win 2010 World Cup

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Abedi Pele Ayew, legendary footballer from Ghana and three-time African Footballer of the Year believes that an African country can take the 2010 World Cup home. “This is our best chance of lifting the trophy because if you study the history of the World Cup, Brazil are the only team to win it outside their continent… We definitely will have one African team that goes far… I mean as far as raising the trophy… When I make this prediction people laugh, but I believe it,” he told the BBC Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria and automatic qualifiers South Africa will be taking part in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. This year, Egypt, African champions defeated world champions Italy during the FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa.

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