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Parreira concerned by South Africa's poor form

November 16, 2009
By Reuters
The form of the South African team just over 200 days from their hosting of the World Cup is worrying, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira said on Monday.

The veteran Brazilian coach, who returned at the start of the month to coach the team, said the side was in dire need of better spirit and happiness after a run of poor results over the last 18 months.

"Outside the field the preparations for the World Cup have gone well and the tournament is going to be a very good promotion for ...

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