Africa has collected four points in the 2010 Fifa World Cup so
Since Bafana Bafana shared the spoils with Mexico on the opening
day of the tournament on Friday, there has been a mixed bag of fortunes for
Africa’s other representatives.
The weekend was not kind to Nigeria and Algeria after they went
down by 1-0 margins in their respective opening group matches.
The Super Eagles succumbed to an early Gabriel Heinze goal at Ellis
Park yesterday while the Desert Foxes of Algeria came out empty-handed in their
fixture against Slovenia at Peter Mokaba Stadium today.
The Black Stars of Ghana were the shining light on the continent
after they collected maximum points against Serbia at Loftus Stadium in Pretoria
Despite an indifferent start, Africans remain optimistic that one
of its six representatives will go further in the tournament.
Africa’s upcoming fixtures:
Monday, June 14
Cameroon vs Japan (Bloemfontein, 4pm)
Tuesday, June 15
Ivory Coast vs Portugal (Port Elizabeth, 4pm)