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African teams look to make progress at World Cup
African teams look to make progress at World Cup

FIFA made an extraordinary decision when it awarded the last World Cup to South Africa, welcoming a nation and a continent to stand center stage under the hottest spotlight in international sports. And despite a few glitches, the 2010 tournament was a success. But will the continent enjoy the same kind of World Cup bounce as other recent hosts? ------------ For the Record World Cup: An article in the May 25 Sports section about African teams’ aspirations in the World Cup referred to the previous soccer tournament as taking place in 2012. The last World Cup was in 2010. ------------ When FIFA brought the World Cup to the U.S. in 1994, it did so on the condition that a...

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