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Youth festival offers participants hope

Updated: July 9, 2010, 3:40 PM ET

Posted by Jemele Hill

JOHANNESBURG -- Team USA is still alive in the World Cup.

Sort of.

In Alexandra Township, one of the most impoverished areas in Johannesburg, FIFA is hosting the seven-day Football for Hope Festival -- a tournament with 32 teams from various countries featuring young players with backgrounds as underprivileged as some of the children in the township.

This American delegation is made up of teenagers from different parts of ...

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