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Goal: World Cup Day 1 - Welcome To South Africa

Almost three years on since the first match of qualification. 204 teams. 848 matches. 2337 goals. And it's finally come down to this.

The dawn over Africa brings a World Cup for the first time in history. When Mexico line out against the Bafana Bafana this afternoon in Soccer City, they won't be playing 11 men. They will be playing an entire continent, for this is Africa's World Cup.

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