Kennedy claims place in Socceroo folklore Thu, 20 Jun 2013 06:06:00 GMT
Australian football found a new hero on Tuesday when Josh Kennedy scored five minutes into his national team return, propelling the Socceroos to a third successive FIFA World Cup™ after a nerve-shredding conclusion to the campaign.
Holger Osieck, Tim Cahill and Joshua Kennedy have reacted to Australia's qualification for Brazil 2014, while Carlos Queiroz has expressed his relief at Iran making it.
Stars and Stripes soar as Ticos keep pace Wed, 19 Jun 2013 05:22:00 GMT
A third consecutive win for USA sees Jurgen Klinsmann’s men comfortably atop the CONCACAF Hexagonal standings, with Costa Rica close behind in second spot.
Trio progress as duo set up play-off meeting Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:42:00 GMT
Australia, Iran and Korea Republic are celebrating after they confirmed their participation at Brazil 2014, while Uzbekistan narrowly fell short and must play-off against Jordan for a spot in the intercontinental qualifier.
'Brazil here we come,' Iran fans sing Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:16:00 GMT
Following Iran's 1-0 win away to Korea Republic that secured them a spot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, Iranian supporters took to the streets in celebration and sang with joy to mark their country's achievement.
The FIFA World Cup: A model for sustainability Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:45:00 GMT
As the world’s biggest single sporting event, the FIFA World Cup™ has a wide-reaching responsibility that extends far beyond the tournament itself. It is for that reason that sustainability in all areas of society and ecology will play such a significant role at Brazil 2014.
Trio book passage to Brazil Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:58:00 GMT
Australia downed Iraq 1-0 to qualify for Brazil 2014, while Iran edged Korea Republic 1-0 to get to Brazil, though Korea Republic also qualified on goal differential despite Uzbekistan's 5-1 win over Qatar.
Kennedy books Australia's place Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:42:00 GMT
Substitute Josh Kennedy's late goal has taken Australia through to Brazil 2014 with a nervy and hard-fought 1-0 win over Iraq.
Made in Germany, an American star emerges Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:29:08 GMT
FIFA.com caught up with USA's new Germany-born winger Fabian Johnson to talk about the differences between football in the Bundesliga and CONCACAF, and his hopes for more success with the Stars and Stripes.
USA, Costa Rica aim to increase gap Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:27:49 GMT
With Mexico away at the FIFA Confederations Cup, Hexagonal leaders USA and Costa Rica are keen to keep up their sizzling form and get a jump on their rivals in CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014.
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Experience a Unique South African Peri-Peri taste sensation – Nando’s
There will be suspense and cheering aplenty at the upcoming FIFA World Cup games in South Africa. If you get hungry going to or from the football matches – and who doesn’t – there’s only one place to get a quick, tasty meal – Nando’s.
Nando’s grilled peri-peri chicken is world famous and their chips are delicious. Nando’s promises that you don’t have to settle for fast food, because you can get good food fast.
If you’re wondering where to find a Nando’s, never fear. The restaurant has a .mobi cell phone/PDA application (mobi.nandos.co.za from a mobile phone and http://mobi.nandos.co.za from your computer) that will give you a map and directions to the closest Nando’s wherever you are!
It’s a trifecta – delicious and nutritious food, easy to find and the price is right! Who could ask for more?
Well, if you want more, check out Nando’s award-winning, clever ad campaign. Just like Africa.com, Nando’s is changing the way the world sees Africa – with a series of cheeky spots designed to cheer you up and shatter your notions about South African people and their customs.
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If you enjoyed watching the World Cup and now want to experience South Africa in person, Africa.com has a list of tips to help you better understand how to interact with a foreign culture, particularly one that has survived a history of bitter race relations.
I lived in South Africa for five years and love the country and its people. Here are my top 10 tips for enjoying your stay.
This blog contains excerpts from a sermon given by The Reverend Hilary Owen, St. Martin's in the Veld Anglican Church, Rosebank (Johannesburg), South Africa, on Sunday, July 11, 2010.
Euphoria South Africa! We’ve made it! We’ve done it! We hosted one of the most successful World Cups of all time – a first in Africa. It is another miracle for South Africa. Allelulia!
Remember Mandela’s release from prison in 1990? Remember the end of Apartheid, and the onet free election in 1994? Remember the miracle and how it all came about? Everyone was expecting civil war.