CONFEDERATIONS CUP 2009
Confederations Cup a dry run for 2010 World Cup
June 13, 2009
By Luke Cyphers
And we're not talking about the teams at the Confederations Cup.
The first African nation awarded a World Cup is putting itself to the test the next two weeks, with eight teams, including three of the top-ranked international sides in the world -- Spain, Italy and Brazil -- here to compete.
Play opens Sunday with the host team, South Africa, taking on Iraq in Johannesburg, and the Euro 2008 champion Spaniards against ...