Pick your way to South Africa

Fancy a free trip for two to South Africa, including flights, accommodation and a pair of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ match tickets? If so, time is running out for you to make the choices that could see you conquer McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor or McDonald's FIFA World Cup Fantasy and claim that magnificent prize. The deadline for Matchday 7 is 00:00 (GMT) on 28 March. Competitors should note that just two days after Matchday 7, another round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers will take place. Make sure to make your picks for Matchday 8 by 00:00 (GMT) on 1 April.

In all corners of the world, numerous thrilling qualifying contests await. No matter what part of the globe you are in, be it Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe, South America or in the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone, there will be the opportunity for you to participate. And don't worry if you can't get to the stadium because some matches will be played out at your fingertips in the FIFA.com Emirates MatchCasts.

Matchday 7 of McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor looms large, presenting every FIFA.com user with an opportunity to test their football knowledge in a worldwide contest. As always, we have selected ten matches for you to try and predict the outcome. Just as challenging and enjoyable is McDonald's FIFA World Cup Fantasy, a game in which you can select your line-up without leaving your desk.

Preview of the ten Predictor games have been provided for in two links to the right-hand side of this story. You will also find a three-part overview of some of the most promising stars to help in your role as a FIFA World Cup Fantasy manager. After that, however, the decisions are all yours...