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2010 FIFA World Cup Draw

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Brooklyn, Nov 19, 2009.

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Kundi la kifo World cup 2010 ni...

  1. Group A: South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France

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  2. Group B: Argentina, South Korea, Nigeria, Greece

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  3. Group C: England, USA, Algeria, Slovenia

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  4. Group D: Germany, Australia, Ghana, Serbia

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  5. Group E: Netherlands, Japan, Cameroon, Denmark

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  6. Group F: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Slovakia

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  7. Group G: Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Cost, Portugal

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  8. Group H: Spain, Honduras, Chile, Switzerland

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  1. Brooklyn

    Brooklyn JF-Expert Member

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    Zikiwa zimebaki takribani wiki mbili kufikia tarehe 04 December, 2009 ambapo Shirikisho la Mpira wa Miguu Duniani (FIFA) litakuwa likichezesha draw ya kupanga makundi ya timu zitakazo shiriki mashindano ya Kombe la Dunia huko Afrika ya Kusini hapo June mwaka kesho.

    Draw hiyo itakayofanyika katika Jiji la Cape Town, inatarajiwa kuvuta hisia za wapenzi wengi wa mpira wa miguu dunia nzima. Timu 32 ambazo zimefudhu kupata tiketi ya kushiriki Kombe la Dunia ni;

    Kutoka Africa: Algeria, Cameroon, Ivory Cost, South Africa, Ghana na Nigeria

    Kutoka Ulaya: Denmark, France, Greece, Netherlands, Slovenia, Serbia, Switzerland, England, Italy, German, Portugal, Slovakia na Spain

    Kutoka Asia: Austraria, Korea DPR, Japan na Korea Republic (KOR)

    North, Central America & Caribbean: Honduras, USA, na Mexico

    Oceania: New Zealand

    South America: Brazil, Argentina, Chille, Uruguay na Paraguay.


    1. Hebu wadau wa soka tubashiri nani atapangwa na nani katika makundi.

    2. Nini nafasi ya Afrika katika kuhakikisha kombe linabaki Afrika kwa mara ya kwanza,

    3. Nchi gani yenye nafasi kubwa ya kuchukua ubingwa wa dunia kwa mtizamo wako??
     
  2. Edson

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    tusubiri wapange tuone.
     
  3. Balantanda

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    Mkuu kama vp rekebisha hapo,isomeke tarehe 04 Desemba 2009
     
  4. Brooklyn

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    Noted mkuu!!
     
  5. Ab-Titchaz

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    Can an African team win the 2010 World Cup?


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    Clockwise from top left: Steven Pienaar, Michael Essien, Samuel Eto'o, the World Cup trophy, Yakubu, Didier Drogba and Nadir Belhadj


    By David Ornstein
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    Close your eyes and try to imagine the scenes of jubilation across Africa if a team from the continent were to win the 2010 World Cup.

    A celebration like no other, one billion people revelling in one of the greatest sporting and cultural achievements.

    For the first time in its 80-year history, football's blue riband competition is coming to the world's poorest and most underdeveloped land.

    How better to mark the occasion than with a first African champion.

    "Winning the World Cup would be one of the proudest moments in the history of that country and our continent as a whole," former South Africa striker Shaun Bartlett told BBC Sport.

    "Every African nation has its internal problems but football can do wonders for people and nations, which is a huge incentive."

    Nobody is saying it is going to happen but the groundswell of opinion suggests South Africa 2010 is the best opportunity yet.

    Unperturbed by his 1977 prediction that an African side would triumph by the end of the 20th century, Brazil legend Pele genuinely believes it can occur next year.

    His namesake Abedi Pele, a former Ghana international, and Liberian George Weah, two of the greatest players to emerge from Africa and still highly influential figures within the game, are equally convinced.

    Not only are the six African representatives competing on home soil but they will benefit from an advantage that the likes of Brazil, Argentina, Italy, France, Spain, Germany and England will never have - the support of an entire continent.

    "The idea that one of our sides could win the World Cup is not going too far," said former Nigeria captain Sunday Oliseh. "African players perform a lot on emotions and that will be a powerful force.

    "When Nigeria played at the Olympics in 1996 we were not playing as Nigerians but as Africans because we had every African country behind us.
    "We had this psychological edge and if an African nation gets to the semi-finals on home soil in 2010, I would not want to be in the team who plays against them."

    All but five of the 18 previous World Cups have been won by teams from the host continent, while Brazil's victories at Mexico 1970 and USA 1994 and Argentina's triumph at Mexico 1986 were still in the Americas. There is little doubt that home advantage helped South Korea reach the 2002 semi-finals.

    Former Charlton forward Bartlett suggested the "spirit inside every African" and the various expatriate communities in South Africa will ensure huge support for each home nation, with fans of one African side rallying behind another once their team has been knocked out.

    Yet optimism stems more from the knowledge that, in terms of numbers, quality and experience, this is the strongest set of African nations to contest a World Cup.

    Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Algeria and Ghana constitute a fearsome quintet, while South Africa will be desperate to avoid embarrassment on home soil.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/internationals/8385612.stm
     
  6. Lucchese DeCavalcante

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    IC na Ghana wana uwezo wa kuchukua hili kombe
     
  7. Victoire

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    why not
     
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    Surely we need to avert from the darkness preveiling the Afracan relief from sports achievements.We have a common thirst throughout since then.From 1930 since its establishment our great achievment is quarter final.
    We are tired we need the world cup trophy to remain in Africa its our time now.
     
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    I am sure we can make 2010 a remarkable year for Africans in soccer!
     
  10. Ab-Titchaz

    Ab-Titchaz Content Manager Staff Member

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    Ivory Coast pia wamekita si haba.
    It will be an interesting event to say the least.
     
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    bado tuna safari ndefu ya kufikia ubingwa wa dunia. Wachezaji waetu wanajisikia sana na hivyo mara nyingi huwazarau makocha na mwisho wake robo fainari ndo imekuwa sehemu yetu
     
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    Ni ngum, ila Ivorians nawapa nafasi kidogo.
     
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    FIFA Organising Committee approves Final Draw procedure

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    (FIFA.com) Wednesday 2 December 2009

    The FIFA Organising Committee approved today the procedure for the Final Draw of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, which will be held in Cape Town on Friday 4 December. The seeding was based on the October 2009 FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (which you can see by clicking on the link to the right), and Brazil, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Argentina and England are therefore the seven squads that join hosts South Africa as seeded teams for the Final Draw.

    The committee also approved the composition of the other pots as well as the procedure for the final draw:

    • Pot 2 will be composed of teams from Asia (Australia, Japan, Korea DPR, Korea Republic), North, Central America and the Caribbean (Honduras, Mexico, USA) and Oceania (New Zealand)

    • Pot 3 will include teams from Africa (Algeria, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria) and South America (Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay)

    • Pot 4 will have the remaining European teams (Denmark, France, Greece, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland)

    • hosts South Africa will be automatically positioned as A1; the other seeded teams will be drawn into the other groups B-H, but will always be in position "1" of their group

    • groups will be drawn from A to H and the positions in the group will be drawn for Pots 2 to 4

    • geographical criteria will also be respected, meaning that no two teams from the same confederation will be drawn in the same group (except European teams, where a maximum of two will be in a group). For example, South Africa cannot play the African teams from Pot 3 and Argentina and Brazil cannot be drawn against the three remaining South American teams.
     
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    World Cup - Theron 'draws' Ireland at World Cup

    Eurosport - Wed, 02 Dec 17:42:00 2009


    Oscar winning actress Charlize Theron had some fun at FIFA's expense during a trial run for Friday's World Cup draw when she 'drew' Ireland.

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    The South African (pictured), whose long-term boyfriend is Irish actor Stuart Townsend, made the tongue-in-cheek gesture just one day after FIFA rejected Ireland's appeal to be added to the competition as a 33rd team.

    The Irish made the request after France's Thierry Henry was clearly seen handling the ball before setting up William Gallas for the winning goal in the play-off between the two sides.

    Theron will co-host Friday's draw with FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke, and Valcke confirmed that Theron pulled Ireland instead of France out of the bowl during rehearsal.

    "Yes, she did, but it was only a joke," he said.

    The 90-minute show will be televised live to an estimated global audience of more than 200 million people in 200 countries.

    She will help place the 32 finalists into eight groups of four teams for the tournament which runs from June 11 to July 11.

    The show will include an African musical spectacular, including gospel and jazz.

    A host of sporting celebrities will also take part in the draw including Ethiopia's Olympic champion runner Haile Gebrselassie, England midfielder David Beckham, South Africa footballer Matthew Booth and cricketer Makhaya Ntini, and the host country's rugby World Cup captain John Smit.

    South African president Jacob Zuma will be in the audience along with Nobel Peace prize winners FW de Klerk and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

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    Seeding inatosha kabisa kukuonyesha kwamba waafrika tutegemmee miujiza.
     
  16. Shadow

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    Leo ndo ikiwa ile siku wapenda soka , Vijana kwa wazee waliyokuwa wakiisubiria kujua timu zao zimepangwa kundi gani kujulikana kuanzia mida ya saa kumi na mbili na nusu kwa saa za afrika kashariki. Je, utabiri wako umesimama vipi? Je mwali kubaki Afrika au kuendelea kubakia kule Amerika ya kusini. Je, tutaweza kupata picha halisi kwa Afrika kuweza kufanya vizuri kupitia 'droo' hii ya leo jioni? Basi twendelee kuchangia kadri siku zinavyojifunua.

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    Nations await draw for 2010 World Cup in South Africa


    Fifa World Cup draw: Cape Town, Friday 4 December
    Coverage: BBC Two/online from 1715 GMT, Jonathan Pearce commentating; full commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website from 1200 GMT
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    England are among 32 teams eagerly awaiting Friday's star-studded draw for the finals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The ceremony, which gets under way at 1700 GMT at Cape Town's International Convention Centre, will be watched by millions of fans around the world.
    By the end of the draw, nations will know the identity of their group-stage rivals and the date of every game.
    The tournament is set to kick off on 11 June, with the final on 11 July.
    But that final, which will take place at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium, seems a long way off for the teams as they prepare for a ceremony that has drawn the great and the good from the worlds of politics, sport and show business.

    Inside South Africa's World Cup Final stadium

    Revered former South Africa president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, one of the architects of the first World Cup to be held in Africa, will address the audience by video message at the age of 91.
    On Thursday, Fifa president Sepp Blatter and his executive committee staged a symbolic meeting on Robben Island, the notorious apartheid-era prison in Table Bay off Cape Town, where Mandela was incarcerated for many years.
    Jacob Zuma, one of his successors as president, will kick off proceedings alongside Blatter, with former president FW de Klerk and archbishop Desmond Tutu also on hand.
    South Africa's Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron will bring a touch of Hollywood glamour to the draw, alongside England midfielder David Beckham, Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie and Springboks rugby union captain John Smit.
    And Makhaya Ntini, the first black cricketer to play for South Africa, and World Cup icons Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini, Eusebio and Roger Milla will also be in attendance, with entertainment coming from the likes of the Soweto Gospel Choir and singers Angelique Kidjo and Johnny Clegg.
    But one star who not be allowed to attend the draw is Argentina coach Diego Maradona following an expletive-filled rant at a news conference which earned him a two-month ban from all football activity.

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    I think England fans expect their team to top any combination in the first round



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    For all the celebrities on show, many eyes will be transfixed on the trophy itself, which arrived in Cape Town on Thursday after a 83,274-mile global journey that took in every African country.
    "The trophy is home," said Danny Jordaan, chief executive of the tournament organising committee.
    "This is the end of a long dream and the beginning of a new dream. We have been dreaming that one day countries would come here and compete for this trophy on the African continent - and that dream was dismissed.
    "Now as we say welcome to this trophy, we announce the death of doubt. There can no longer be any doubt."
    England can take a measure of relief from the fact that they were named among the eight seeded teams for the tournament, meaning they will avoid Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, the Netherlands, holders Italy and hosts South Africa in the group stages.

    England's World Cup chances - The Expert View

    However, England star David Beckham, in South Africa to help promote England's 2018 World Cup bid, said: "It's not about trying to avoid teams.
    "Once you get to this point, if you want to go all the way in the competition you have to beat the best teams and the best players, so I think it doesn't matter who you come up against in the draw."
    The 32 qualifiers will be assembled into eight groups but there are plenty of dangerous teams like Portugal, currently ranked fifth in the rankings, and France, who are seventh, who have not been seeded.
    Portugal have eliminated England in their last two major tournaments, both times through penalty shoot-outs, while France, who controversially qualified in a play-off against the Republic of Ireland following a Thierry Henry handball in the build-up to the decisive goal in a 2-1 aggregate victory, won the tournament in 1998 and were beaten finalists last time in Germany.
    The eight seeds will all be in pot one, with the remaining three pots drawn on regional boundaries.
    Each seeded nation will face one team in pot two - a side from Asia, north or central America, or Oceania - one from pot three, which has five African and three South American sides, and one from the exclusively European pot four.
    A worst-case scenario on Friday would result in Fabio Capello's England side taking on France, Ivory Coast and the United States, while a far easier proposition on paper would have England facing Slovenia, Algeria and New Zealand.

    England seeded for World Cup

    "I don't worry about that 'group of death'," said Capello. "You have to play against all of the teams at some point, but of course if you play against the best teams it's not so easy to pass the first round."
    Despite being seeded as hosts, South Africa are actually the lowest ranked team in the tournament and they are hoping for the rub of the green when the balls are drawn to decide the groups.
    "The draw can produce anything," added Jordaan.
    "We hope for the luck of the draw. It is important for us as the host nation that our team must progress in the second round and we will keep our fingers crossed."
    Friday's draw will be made in a 90-minute television spectacular, which will be shown in the UK on BBC Two.
    There is also full commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and live text commentary starts on the BBC Sport website from 1200 GMT.
    As with every World Cup since 1998, teams must finish in the top two in their group to qualify for the knockout phase.
    Fifa announced on Thursday that the winners of the 2010 tournament will receive £18.6m ($31m) - an increase of 61% on the 2006 finals - with teams knocked out in group stage getting £5.4m ($9m).

    Pots for Friday's draw: eight groups of four countries to be drawn, each group containing one country from each pot.
    Pot 1 (seeds): South Africa, Brazil, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Argentina, England
    Pot 2 (Asia, Oceania and North/Central America): Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Australia, New Zealand, United States, Mexico, Honduras
    Pot 3 (Africa and South America): Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Algeria, Paraguay, Chile, Uruguay
    Pot 4 (Europe): France, Portugal, Slovenia, Switzerland, Greece, Serbia, Denmark, Slovakia


    Source:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/internationals/8393328.stm
     
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    Stars to walk red carpet
    (FIFA.com) Thursday 3 December 2009
    The red carpet will be rolled out at the Cape Town Convention Centre tomorrow, when some of the biggest names in sport and showbiz, including Nobel Prize winners, descend to the Mother City for the first-ever FIFA World Cup™ Final Draw to be hosted on African soil.
    With only hours before the eagerly-awaited draw, euphoria has reached fever pitch in Cape Town and all over South Africa as the hosts prepare for what is being dubbed as 'the beginning of Africa's big party'.

    The star-studded line-up will include South Africa-born actress and Oscar winner Charlize Theron, legendary Ethiopian long-distance runner Haile Gebrselassie, and football icons including Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini, Eusebio, Luis Figo, Roger Milla, David Beckham, Kalusha Bwalya, Ruud Gullit, Jean-Marie Pfaff and Ronald de Boer.

    Theron, who was born in Benoni, a few kilometers from Johannesburg, will be co-hosting the event. Renowned for her acting skills, Theron has never forgotten her roots and has remained an ambassador for her country of birth worldwide.

    Nobel Prize winners, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and FW de Klerk, will also be present, as will cricketing great Makhaya Ntini and Rugby World Cup-winning captain, John Smit.

    Cape Town has been abuzz with excitement since Monday, as organisers put final touches for tomorrow afternoon's show. A host of top international coaches will also grace the draw, with South Africa's Carlos Alberto Parreira, Fabio Capello of England and Italy's Marcello Lippi among those who will be waiting anxiously for the fate of their respective teams.
     
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    Cool Capello: Bring on Group of Death

    By Soccernet staff

    December 4, 2009
    • Fabio Capello admits the World Cup will be his hardest test as a manager but insists he has no fear of any team or even a potential group of death since England have to beat the best to be the best.
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    Fabio Capello: Concocting Plan A, B, C and D for the World Cup.


    Friday's draw will make the picture clearer for Capello and the other 31 team bosses, but for now, Capello is just relishing the experience of being a manager at a World Cup, and the unprecedented levels of preparation required of him.

    He said: "It will be a great test, the hardest test of me as a manager. For me it's the first time I've breathed this atmosphere of the World Cup, the sensation. I can taste it. The airport, the people, the FIFA World Cup, Bafana Bafana, it's exciting.

    "It's new for me. As a player it was different, because you think for you, now you have to think of more things, decide more things, check more things. The next five months will be really important to decide everything.

    As a seeded team, England avoid six of the heavyweights for Friday's draw, but France and Portugal are still lurking in Pot D, with African powerhouses such as Ivory Coast also a possibility.
    "I don't worry about [a group of death]. You have to play against all of the teams at some point, but of course if you play against the best teams it's not so easy to pass the first round. If we want to win you have to play against all of the teams. It is not important which team we have to play in the group.''

    Capello believes an African side will make it to the semi-finals in South Africa next summer, in what is the first World Cup finals to be played on the African continent.

    He added: "I think about the Africans and I believe this will be one of the most important World Cups for the African teams. I believe one of these countries will get to the last four. I saw the Ivory Coast play against Germany and they are a very strong team.

    "They impressed me very much. The spirit of this team is to go forward, all the players are really good technically, and they surprised me because they play a lot of touches and they found the space to attack the space really fast. But it will be really important at the end of the season to see which players arrive fresh or fit. A player like Drogba is important.''

    Capello insisted one of his own important assets in Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has plenty of time to shake off his nagging back problem.

    "It's not a worry if he's not fit even in January,'' said Capello. "An Italian example is Alessandro Nesta who was injured for one year, now he's the best, and people are saying please come back into the national team. I cannot say he will be fit or not but I hope so - I hope the best England players will be fit.''

    Football Association chairman Lord Triesman predicted England "will sail through'' the group stage if they keep to their qualifying campaign form. In a rehearsal for the draw, England were drawn with Australia, Slovakia and Cameroon, which Capello would no doubt settle for.

    David Beckham, who will become the first Englishman to play at four World Cups if he appears for the national side next summer, echoed Capello's sentiments about not worrying who England end up with.

    Beckham said: "It's always good to be seeded and be up there with the best teams in the world but in the World Cup it's not about staying away from certain teams.

    "If you want to go all the way in the competition you have to come up against them at some point. You are going to have to beat the best teams and the best players so it doesn't really matter when you come up against them.''


    Source:http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=707760&cc=5901
     
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    Prize money increased 61% for 2010 World Cup

    • Clubs to be compensated for use of players in South Africa
    • Fifa considers 'moral compensation' for Ireland

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    Sepp Blatter, the president of Fifa, said Ireland could not expect any financial compensation for Thierry Henry's handball. Photograph: JON HRUSA/EPA

    If England make significant progress at the World Cup it would provide the Football Association's finances with a welcome boost after Fifa's general secretary, Jérôme Valcke, announced today that the prize money on offer had been increased 61% since the World Cup in Germany in 2006.

    If Fabio Capello's side were to win the trophy they would receive a total of $31m (£18.7m). The runners-up will get $24m, semi-finalists $20m and the quarter-finalists $18m each. Teams that reach the second round will get $9m and even those eliminated in the group phase will receive $8m. Each team have already received $1m from Fifa towards their "preparation costs".

    The bumper payouts from the most lucrative World Cup ever were revealed in the incongruous surroundings of the austere former prison hall on Robben Island, following an executive committee meeting in the infamous location where Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners were held during the apartheid era.

    Valcke also confirmed plans to compensate clubs for the use of their players during the World Cup. "Every club who has a player at the World Cup will receive $1,600 per day, per player," Valcke said. "The money will be paid 15 days before the start of the tournament and to one day after the players' participation in the World Cup ends."

    Clubs will be paid the money through their national associations and, as part of the package, clubs have agreed not to pursue claims for any possible compensation through civil courts but only through Fifa or the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The new arrangement, paid out of a $40m fund that will be boosted to $70m for the 2014 tournament in Brazil, will not affect the arrangements that English clubs have with the Football Association.

    The FA takes out its own insurance to compensate English clubs if players are seriously injured during major championships, as with Michael Owen at the last World Cup. But Fifa's compensation scheme, primarily designed to protect national associations from the threat of legal action from clubs, could have the side effect of causing the FA to reconsider its contribution to the insurance payments for England players.

    At the same meeting, the Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, said that the Republic of Ireland could receive some sort of "moral compensation" following their controversial elimination from the World Cup.

    After the Football Association of Ireland yesterday formally withdrew its request to be made the 33rd team in tomorrow's draw, he said Fifa would again meet the Irish next week in Zurich.

    "When it comes to the Ireland match, where all the world has seen this obvious foul play, then we do consider moral compensation for the Football Association of Ireland," he said.

    But Blatter said the compensation would not be financial: "Moral compensation can mean anything from a compliment to a special award or a prize. Financial compensation is not exactly what is perceived in such cases."


    Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2009/dec/03/world-cup-2010-prize-money
     
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    leo ni leo homa ya world cup 2010 ndo imezidi kupanda,who will play who?Huku wafaransa wakiachwa kwenye mataa na kubaki tu wakiomba muujiza utendeke atleast wakutane na South Africa katika timu zilizo kwenye mtungi namba one.

    pot 1 Brazil, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Argentina,South Africa and England

    Pot 2(Australia, Japan, Korea DPR, Korea Republic), CONCACAF (Honduras, Mexico, USA) and OFC (New Zealand).

    pot 3 Algeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria) and CONMEBOL (Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay).

    Pot 4 (Denmark, France, Greece, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland).
     
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