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World Cup fever cranks up a notch as Australia become first team to arrive in South Africa

Australia became the first squad to arrive in South Africa ahead of the World Cup when they touched down at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday.

The Socceroos, one of the first teams to qualify for the tournament, arrived after dark at South Africa's main international airport in Johannesburg - and were the first to test the special arrival facility constructed by the airport for World Cup squads.

Teams arriving in South Africa have dedicated arrival facilities, where they will be processed away from regular passengers and fans because of security concerns.

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sokrates2342d ago

And first to leave. NO CHANCES!