Team preview: South Africa
The pressure of history will weigh heavily on Bafana Bafana as they fight to avoid becoming the first home team to miss out on the second round at a World Cup. It will be an uphill battle, with a squad of mostly local stars facing a difficult group, but the South Africans may have the tools to scrape through with a little luck.
As host, South Africa didn't have to qualify for the World Cup, but it did play the first round of the African qualification tournament in search of a place ...
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