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Looking Beyond the World Cup Dream Football for Hope: New Houses, No Electricity Johannesburg Street Kids Get a Chance to Play
 
Looking Beyond the World Cup Dream

Looking Beyond the World Cup Dream

South Africa hosted the World Cup 2010 -- but what happens when it's all over? Has the dream really come true? What was the mood like in the country and in the stadiums? Has the economy benefited? What will happen to the new public transport systems once the tourists are gone? Soweto TV presenter Sylvester Zungu shares his views with Africangoals2010.

Football for Hope: New Houses, No Electricity

Football for Hope: New Houses, No Electricity

Some residents of Alexandra, Johannesburg, have been displaced by Football for Hope, but are happy. What could be the reason behind their smiles?

Johannesburg Street Kids Get a Chance to Play

Johannesburg Street Kids Get a Chance to Play

The World Cup might be coming to an end, but one organisation working in Johannesburg’s troubled neighborhoods is trying to make sure that disadvantaged kids keep playing the beautiful game.

Man of the Match: The Other World Cup Trophy

Man of the Match: The Other World Cup Trophy

10 July 2010

Everyone knows the FIFA World Cup trophy, but what about the Man of the Match trophy that's been awarded to the best player of every game during the cup? Africangoals2010 met the trophy's designer to find out what motivated him to create the drum-shaped award.

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Bringing Beauty Queens to Alexandra

Bringing Beauty Queens to Alexandra

09 July 2010

Young residents of Johannesburg's Alexandra township working as tour guides during the Football for Hope festival were in for a surprise when they recently picked up their guests for the day.

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Football for Hope: The Other World Cup

Football for Hope: The Other World Cup

08 July 2010

As the World Cup draws to an end, 32 teams of young people from disadvantaged communities around the world are in Johannesburg's Alexandra township for Football for Hope -- a festival of education, culture and children.

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Cup Babies: South Africa’s Very Own FIFA

Cup Babies: South Africa’s Very Own FIFA

06 July 2010

A baby born in South Africa during the World Cup's opening match is bound to have a special name -- let's just hope the mother won't get into copyright trouble...

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The (Pearl) World Cup in Your Hands

The (Pearl) World Cup in Your Hands

06 July 2010

Only a few people in the world have the great opportunity of touching and feeling the glory of the World Cup trophy with their hands. For that very reason, an ingenious cup made out of pearls, has become one of the most popular souvenirs for tourists in South Africa.

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Playing for Peace, Against Xenophobia

Playing for Peace, Against Xenophobia

06 July 2010

Caritas International and Damietta Peace Initiative hope that football can unite the residents of Attridgeville Township in Pretoria, the scene of xenophobic attacks in 2008.

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