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New Zealand-Slovakia preview notes

Updated: June 15, 2010, 5:19 AM ET

Posted by ESPN Stats & Information

New Zealand versus Slovakia -- Tuesday, June 15 Royal Bafokeng Stadium -- Rustenburg

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• Family affair: Just like the U.S., Slovakia has a father-son coach-player relationship on the team. Vladimir Weiss is the coach; his son Vladimir Jr. is one of the young stars of the team.

• Slovakia's 22-year-old playmaker Marek Hamsik is tipped to be one of the young guns of the World Cup. Known for ...

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