• A tournament of firsts

    A tournament of firsts

    South Africa 2010 was bursting with unprecedented events in a whole range of areas, from team results to player landmarks. now takes you through a full list of firsts.

  • South Africa 2010: 32 teams, 32 stories

    South Africa 2010: 32 teams, 32 stories

    Join as we take a look back at all of the 32 sides that contributed to the football extravaganza that was South Africa 2010.

    First stage - Group C
    13 June ALG0:1 (0:0)SVN
    18 June SVN2:2 (2:0)USA
    23 June SVN0:1 (0:1)ENG


    • Tony Lochhead (L) of New Zealand and Branko Ilic (R) of Slovenia fight for the ball
    • Milivoje Novakovic (C) of Slovenia celebrates his first goal with team mates
    • Slovenian national football team players arrive on June 7, 2010 at the O.R. Tambo international airport in Johannesburg
    • Head coach of Slovenia's national football team Matjas Kek (C) talks with Tim Matavz (L), Rene Krhin (R) and Robert Koren (front).
    • The head coach of Slovenia, Matjas Kek
    • Karim Matmour of Algeria evades a challenge by Robert Koren of Slovenia
    • Abdelkader Ghezzal of Algeria is shown a red card for a second bookable offence by Referee Carlos Batres
    • Nadir Belhadj of Algeria is tackled by Aleksandar Radosavljevic of Slovenia
    • Captain Anther Yahia of Algeria looks on



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