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Foreign football fans who visited South Africa for the 2010 World Cup have given South Africa a convincing thumbs up for hosting the event. About 92% has said they would recommend South Africa to friends or family as a holiday destination. An overwhelming 96% of visitors said there is a possibility that they would return to South Africa.
One of the things the 2010 world cup final between The Netherlands and Spain will be remembered for, except of course for a Spanish victory and Nigel de Jong kicking Xabi Alonso in the chest , is how referee Howard Webb dished out a record number of 14 yellow cards.
South Africa can be proud. Super proud. Uber proud. Why? Because the country and its people have shown the world what they are all about. This land has managed to prove the nay-sayers wrong, by showing them that t the Rain Bow nation is more then the usual clichés. South Africa and South Africans are therefore the true winners of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Attendance at South Africa’s 2010 World Cup stadiums would has reached three million after the semi-final between Germany and Spain, FIFA has said
Yesterday Thousands of capetonians and visitors, from all walks of live gathered in Cape Town’s city center for what would be the very last Soccer World Cup fan Walk. Stretching fron the Grand Parade, Home of Cape Town’s Fan Fest, to the football stadium this route has been one of the most successful world cup events in South Africa’s Mother City.
In the Round of 16, the second phase of the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa, England was given a thorough hiding by Germany in Bloemfontein this afternoon. Yesterday, Africa erupted in utter joy when Ghana – the only remaining Afrian country in the world cup – beat the USA with 2-1.