With Bafana and Ghana out of the World Cup, SA fans snub Uruguay

2010-07-06 00:00

THE 2010 Fifa World Cup is entering its final stages with only four more matches left to play. Ghana had been carrying the mantle of representing an entire continent until they were knocked out by Uruguay in the quarter-finals on Friday, so one wonders who local football lovers will be supporting in this, the last week of the tournament.

The Witness discovered yesterday that interest in which teams will compete in Soccer City’s June 11 final remains high, despite the absence of an African side in the semi-finals.

But one thing is certain: Uruguay’s victory over Ghana, coupled with their 3-0 victory over Bafana Bafana last month, which effectively eliminated the hosts from the competition, means that the South Americans may struggle to gain any local support for the remainder of their campaign.

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