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Soccer works its magic again

Two Australian guests staying here at Liz at Lancaster were determined to see Soccer City and to experience a local game. The Chiefs/Pirates match on Saturday night gave them the perfect opportunity.  They booked their tickets and set off to Soweto, Richard supporting the Chiefs and Pippa wearing a Pirates bandanna.  I was green with envy [...]

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SA’s expensive stadia – white elephants or symbols which have changed the World’s perceptions

SA’s SWC stadia stun the world   From Sport24  12th July 2010 South Africa’s Soccer World Cup stadiums have stunned the globe’s largest sporting audience with audacious style although critics say a developing country can ill afford such extravagance and some will be white elephants.  When South Africa won the right to stage the tournament six [...]

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Worth a read: the good and the bad of the World Cup so far, from a fan ‘who was there’

See this link http://www.meniscuszine.com/sports/world-cup-20100704/

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Some great photos of opening match

Cheers and support all along the way to the stadium Thanks Elise for these great photos .. green with envy that you were there!                   Thanks again …  Anybody have photos of the dung beetle,  the map of Africa and the FIFA 2010 logo … ?     [...]

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Ke Nako: the time is now Laduuuuuuma!

The time is now … excitement is palpable here at Liz at Lancaster …  Can you feel it.  First sound this morning I heard was vuvuzelas. Get your ear plugs  out …. !!      Dogs have their SA Bandannas, my son came to get some bincoluars on the way to the game.  He is [...]

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