PORT ELIZABETH, Jul. 10, 2010 (AMP) — South Africa 2010 : Germany secured the consolation of third place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup with a 3-2 win against Uruguay (halftime: 1-1) on Saturday night at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
World Cup 2010 Facts & Figures
- Dates: 11 June 2010 – 11 July 2010
- 19th edition
- Teams: 32
- Matches played: 64
- Goals scored: 145
- Most goals scored in a match: 7
JOHANNESBURG, Jul. 11, 2010 (AMP) — South Africa 2010 : Spain claimed the FIFA World Cup crown courtesy of a 1-0 extra time victory over the Netherlands (following a 0-0 draw in regulation) in the final on Sunday night at Soccer City in Johannesburg.
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2010 World Cup Finals
The 32 teams qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup:
2010 World Cup Qualification
- Africa: First Round - Second Round Group 1 - Second Round Group 2 - Second Round Group 3 - Second Round Group 4 - Second Round Group 5 - Second Round Group 6 - Second Round Group 7 - Second Round Group 8 - Second Round Group 9 - Second Round Group 10 - Second Round Group 11 - Second Round Group 12 - Third Round Group A - Third Round Group B - Third Round Group C - Third Round Group D - Third Round Group EMain article: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (African zone)
- Asia: First Round - Second Round - Third Round Group 1 - Third Round Group 2 - Third Round Group 3 - Third Round Group 4 - Third Round Group 5 - Fourth Round Group 1 - Fourth Round Group 2 - Fifth Round play-offMain article: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (Asian zone)
- Europe: Group 1 - Group 2 - Group 3 - Group 4 - Group 5 - Group 6 - Group 7 - Group 8 - Group 9 - Play-offsMain article: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (European zone)
- America: First Round - Second Round - Third Round Group 1 - Third Round Group 2 - Third Round Group 3 - Fourth RoundMain article: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (American zone)
- World: Play-off CONMEBOL/CONCACAF - Play-off AFC/OFC
- Oceania: First Round Group A - First Round Group B - First Round Knockout stage - Second RoundMain article: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (Oceania zone)
- South America: Qualifying TournamentMain article: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (South American zone)