Soccer Night In South Africa: Early Exit

Some favourites suffered early setbacks in the 2010 World Cup but have and will recover. Today, one tournament favourite paid dearly for their mistakes and will be watching the rest of the tournament on TV. Heading into the day, the Netherlands clinched a spot in the round of 16 and Cameroon had already been eliminated leaving Denmark and Japan teams battling for the final spot in Group E. In Group F play, all four teams could end the day moving on or going home. Continue reading


Soccer Night In South Africa: Champs or Chumps

The second weekend of the 2010 World Cup ended with one team advancing to the knockout stage and one group not clarifying anything. And in that wide open group is our defending World Cup champions who aren’t living up to their billing as threats to repeat. Continue reading

Soccer Night In South Africa: Group of Death

The fifth day of the World Cup brought us the moment we were all waiting for. It was the debut of New Zealand in the World Cup. Oh, and the Group of Death started action today with a pair of closely fought matches. Three quality teams in Group G were fighting for two spots in the knockout stages. But the biggest surprise of the day was the underdog. Continue reading

New Zealand Has Identity Crisis

New Zealand didn’t fight the law but the law won anyway. It turns out that the names of New Zealand’s two main islands were never legally registered with the country’s Geographic Board. Now the government is asking the people of New Zealand what they would name the islands. Continue reading