Soccer Night In South Africa: One Is Done


The first of two days of quarter-final action at the 2010 World Cup was played today. The last African team was in action as the vuvuzelas blew in the hopes of driving a continent’s last hope to victory. In the day’s earlier game, two powerhouse teams met as the Netherlands faced the favoured Brazilians. Continue reading

Soccer Night In South Africa: A Continent’s Last Hope


The knockout round kicked off today at the 2010 World Cup. Two continents could see their last, best hopes for a championship eliminated today. South Korea wasn’t the only Asian side left but were far more likely to be a threat than Japan. Ghana was the last African side in the tournament heading into their clash with the USA. Continue reading

Soccer Night In South Africa: One Last Gasp


Two more groups were decided in today’s action at the 2010 World Cup. At the start of the day, eight teams were in contention to make the second round but only four could advance. Even more amazing was that one team advanced on a last second goal that brought one nation to its feet and another to tears. Continue reading

Soccer Night In South Africa: First Past The Post


On the ninth day of the 2010 World Cup, we have our first team to officially qualify for the round of sixteen while a second team joined the ranks of the officially eliminated. One group is halfway to being decided as a result while the other in action today was left wide open after today’s three games. Continue reading

Soccer Night In South Africa: Light The Scoreboard


It oynly took until the third day of competition for the scoring to get out of hand in one game. After a series of one- and two-goal games, we had our first massacre after some mismatches failed to materialize. However, the two African sides were in close games and hoping to give the local crowds something to cheer for. Continue reading