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This is a list of all the South African soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

The first ever African FIFA World Cup

South Africa FIFA World Cup: The First Ever African Tournament

The year 2010 might not seem that long in the 160-year history of football. Indeed 12 years isn’t a long time in the 92-year history of the FIFA World Cup. But it took 80 of those 92 years for football’s …

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2010 World Cup: Spain National Football Team Finally Wins

The 2010 World Cup held in Africa also had a first-time winner. After good campaigns but no actual title, Spain national football team finally joined the select group of World Cup winners. In 19 editions of the tournament, only eight …

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2002 World Cup: Brazil Win Their Record Breaking Fifth Title

On Monday 1 July 2002, barbers and hairdressers in Brazil had a busy day. Every boy in the country who was into football wanted a haircut like Ronaldo’s. The day before Japan and South Korea’s 2002 World Cup final, the …

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1998 World Cup

1998 World Cup: France At The Top Led By The Young Zidane

The 1998 World Cup in France allowed more nations to participate in the tournament. Instead of 24 teams, 32 sides would qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals. Therefore, South Africa, Japan, and Jamaica managed to qualify for the first …

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South Africa Soccer: Class Of 1996 And The Rise Of Bafana

South Africa soccer class of 1996 was crowned champions of the CAF African Cup of Nations at Johannesburg’s Soccer City, reaching the highest summit of African soccer for the first time. Jomo Sono, a former teammate of Pele and Beckenbauer, …

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Ghana World Cup Squad 2010: African Team In Quarterfinals

Ghana’s national soccer team has made three FIFA World Cup appearances – 2006, 2010, and 2014. Compared to other African soccer giants such as Nigeria, Cameroon, and Ivory Coast, Ghana was a relative newcomer to top-level world soccer. However, they …

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Best Soccer Stadium In The World: 11 Famous Football Arenas

So you ask what football club or national team has the best soccer stadium in the world? If you randomly asked 100 soccer fans today, you’d probably get 60-80 different answers. This article will review 11 iconic soccer fields and …

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