Egypt plans 5 years ago to invade African markets – Builders of Egypt 2023    Irrigation Minister reviews preparations for upcoming Cairo Water Week    Erdoğan wins third presidential term in Turkey after tough run-off    Erdoğan wins third presidential term in Turkey after tough run-off    Africa needs 10 million housing units annually to meet increasing demand:AFCCA    Egyptian property sales increase 7% in April: Aqarmap    Egypt strongly supports private sector participation in development schemes – Dina Abdel Fattah    Nivine El-Kabbag highlights importance of investments in Africa    Africa Day: Egypt celebrates 60th anniversary of African unity    Egypt unveils ancient mummification workshops, tombs in Saqqara    Egypt unveils ancient mummification workshops, tombs in Saqqara    Egypt's CardoO launches its first IoT-enabled smartwatch    Xiaomi Q1 revenue falls by 18.9%    Louis Vuitton revives Renaissance in its Cruise 2024 collection    Queen of rock 'n' roll Tina Turner dies at 83    Egypt: Ultimate family holiday destination    The story behind Gayer-Anderson Museum in Cairo    Netflix expands password sharing crackdown to U.S.    Wes Anderson's Asteroid City premieres at Cannes    Environment Minister, WB representatives discuss Egypt's blue economy strategy    SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi celebrates opening with a spectacular star-studded event    Egyptian couple wins at Manchester Open Squash 2023    Egypt ranks as best destinations for 2023 – CNN Travel    Plastic pollution can be reduced by 80% in 2040 – UNEP    Brazil confirms first ever avian flu cases in wild birds    Italian Open must offer women equal pay – says Jabeur    Irrigation Ministry prepares for maximum water needs period    Irrigation Ministry prepares for maximum water needs period    Egypt's National Dialogue to kick off Wednesday, with no red lines: Diaa Rashwan    President Al-Sisi receives credentials of 13 new ambassadors to Egypt    President Al-Sisi receives credentials of 13 new ambassadors to Egypt    President Al-Sisi receives credentials of 13 new ambassadors to Egypt    Celebrity earnings through Instagram in 2022    Maha Ghanem first female university head in Upper Egypt    U.S. among 34 countries ask for IOC ban for Russian, Belarusian athletes    Egypt's Dalia Mahmoud acts as 1st women prosecutor at court    Russia says it's in sync with US, China, Pakistan on Taliban    It's a bit frustrating to draw at home: Real Madrid keeper after Villarreal game    Shoukry reviews with Guterres Egypt's efforts to achieve SDGs, promote human rights    Sudan says countries must cooperate on vaccines    Johnson & Johnson: Second shot boosts antibodies and protection against COVID-19    Egypt to tax bloggers, YouTubers    Egypt's FM asserts importance of stability in Libya, holding elections as scheduled    We mustn't lose touch: Muller after Bayern win in Bundesliga    Egypt records 36 new deaths from Covid-19, highest since mid June    Egypt sells $3 bln US-dollar dominated eurobonds    Gamal Hanafy's ceramic exhibition at Gezira Arts Centre is a must go    Italian Institute Director Davide Scalmani presents activities of the Cairo Institute for ITALIANA.IT platform    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Argentina, Honduras reach World Cup
Published in FilGoal on 15 - 10 - 2009

Argentina have earned a hard-fought berth to the 2010 World Cup finals with a 1-0 victory in Uruguay on Thursday.
Huracan midfielder Mario Bolatti scored his first international goal in the 84th minute to send Diego Maradona's team to South Africa automatically.
Argentina finished in fourth place in the South American qualifying zone with 28 points, while fifth-placed Uruguay are pushed into a playoff tie with Costa Rica.
Brazil, Chile and Paraguay have already booked their places in the South Africa finals.
Honduras Qualify
In the North American zone, Honduras made it to the World Cup finals for only the second time in their history, thanks to a 1-0 win over El Salvador.
Veteran striker Carlos Pavon scored the desicive winner in San Salvador to send the North American outsiders to next year's big event.
"We knew is would be a very tight game with an El Salvador team that is very well drilled, but that's football," said Honduras coach Reinaldo Rueda.

Slovakia qualify
"Today it's the Honduras fans' and their team's turn to celebrate, thanks to the work of many years.
"Now we have months of work, months of matches and let's hope this victory works out for the good of all."
The Hondurans were much helped with Costa Rica's 2-2 draw in the USA, to finish third of the six-team table with 16 points.
USA and Mexico have already reached the World Cup.
In Europe, Switzerland and Slovakia booked places in South Africa, with the latter reaching the World Cup for the first time.
Switzerland registered a goalless draw with Israel to finish top of Group 2, while Slovakia beat Poland away 1-0 to snatch top spot in Group 3.
Portugal, Greece, Slovenia and Ukraine finished second in their respective groups to join Bosnia, France, Ireland and Russia in the Playoffs.

Clic here to read the story from its source.