The road to South Africa
2010 World Cup draw and qualifiers
November 30, 2009
By John Brewin
• Pot 1: South Africa, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Germany, Argentina, England, Netherlands
South Africa: In their first finals since 2002 and probably only by virtue of being hosts, South Africa are the draw that most in the three other pots may fancy pulling. Nevertheless, a stronger than expected showing in the Confederations Cup gives rise to hopes of reaching the knockout stages.
Brazil: As ever, likely ...