Selection team South Africa; Mexico; Uruguay; France 2010 World Cup The 2010 World Cup is held in South Africa from June 11 to 11 July 2010. It is the first time that this football tournament is played on the continenent Africa. There are 32 teams competing in the final round. The 32 participating countries are divided into eight groups of four countries. The draw for the group format for the tournament was held on December 4th place. Pool A consists of the countries of South Africa; Mexico; Uruguay; France.
World Cup Schedule 2010 Group A
Final World Cup selection team South Africa
Final World Cup selection team Mexico
Final World Cup selection team Uruguay
Final World Cup selection team France
France and Mexico are the favorites in Group A.
From 1966-1974 was South Africa was excluded from the World Cup qualification of participation because of apartheid. In the following period, from 1978 to 1990, South Africa was not a FIFA member. In 1992 South Africa played its first World Cup qualifier. Although South Africa has twice competed in the World Cup, they have never progressed beyond the first round.
The final selection is:
Mexico has 14 of the 19 times that the country participated qualified for the World Cup. Twice made it to the quarterfinals; in 1970 and in 1986. Both times Mexico was also the host country.
The country qualified 11th out of 19 times between 1930 and 2010. In 1930 and 1950, Uruguay became world champion. In 1930 Uruguay was hosting the World Cup.
France qualified 13th out of 19 times between 1930 and 2010. It won twice third, once second and once it went in their own country with the cup home. In 2006 France was in the final against Italy. It was the first time since the World Cup final of 1978 that a final took place without Brazil or Germany. The match ended 1-1, so for the second time in history, penalties had to bring the decision. The first time was in 1994. France dug in 2006 suffered defeat against Italy.
The 23-man final squad for the World Cup 2010 consists of: