The road to South Africa

2010 World Cup draw and qualifiers

November 30, 2009
By John Brewin
• World Cup finals draw live application

• 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 ...

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