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Vuvuzela makes it into the Oxford Dictionary

The vuvuzela has been added to the latest edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English. It is defined as a ‘long, plastic instrument, in the shape of a trumpet, which makes a very loud noise when you blow it, and is popular with football fans in South Africa’. The vuvuzela has been awarded this accolade … Continue reading

Soccer World Cup 2010

Soccer fever is at it’s hottest today as each and every South African awaits the opening of the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup. The soccer is everywhere – from the flags and vuvuzelas adorning most cars to the wearing of soccer shirts and outfits on Friday. Even grocery stores and pharmacies are stocking up on … Continue reading

More 2010 fan park info

Image source Recently I wrote a post that listed the locations of the fan parks for the 2010 Soccer World Cup. Read it here. I’ve had a few queries about the rules and regulations pertaining to the fan parks. I found an nice article on about.com all about the fan parks. There’s a section on … Continue reading

Nike gives personalised boots to the national soccer team

Nike handed over special edition Nike Elite Series football boots to 19 sponsored players from the national soccer team on Friday 21 May 2010. The boots were individually personalised with the South African flag and personal lettering and/or numbering for each player. You read the rest of the story here. You can read an article … Continue reading