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2010 World Cup Draw Results
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2010 World Cup Draw Results

In an entertaining ceremony held in Cape Town last night broadcasted live to an estimated audience of 150-million viewers in 200 countries, the 2010 World Cup draw results were announced. The first duty of the show's presenter, Academy Award-winning actress and proud South African, Charlize Theron, was to show off the official 2010 Match Ball, adidas's Jabulani, a name which means 'to celebrate' in Zulu. Then Soweto’s Gospel Choir enchanted with a lively rendition of Pata Pata before the arrival of Draw Master and FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, which signalled that it was time for t...
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Kelp Vuvuzelas – a local, green touch for the Fifa World Cup Final Draw
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Kelp Vuvuzelas – a local, green touch for the Fifa World Cup Final Draw

I stumbled upon a new type of vuvuzela that definitely bears talking about. Not that I'm a fan of the vuvuzela. I happen to hate them. I know, how very unpatriotic of me, but anything that makes that much noise and is mass produced in plastic so that it bears little resemblance to the original home-made kudu horn version is hardly inspiring. I'm not surprised there was an attempt to ban them. But the vuvus made in kelp are works of art. And I'm inspired to buy one in time for the World Cup Final Draw on Friday, particularly as its unique to Cape Town. Graphic designer, Adam Carnegie, is beh...
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2010 FIFA World Cup matchballs on display at the Waterfront
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2010 FIFA World Cup matchballs on display at the Waterfront

Totalsports’ V&A Waterfront store was given the exclusive opportunity to become the first store in the world to sell the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matchball produced by Adidas. The official 2010 World Cup matchball will be unveiled during the World Cup Draw at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Friday evening (4th December). At this event Adidas and Totalsports officials will unveil the giant ball (2 meters in diameter) outside the store at 8pm, followed by a symbolic delivery of the signed official ball by adidas ambassador, Lucas Radebe, who will be coming from the red carpet...
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