By Tendai Chari, Nhamo A. Mhiripiri
This edited quantity addresses key debates round African soccer, id building, fan cultures, and either African and international media narratives. utilizing the 2010 FIFA global Cup in South Africa as a lens, it explores how soccer in Africa is in detail sure up with deeper social, cultural and political currents.
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The FIFA World Cup 2010, a ‘rainbow nation’ and an ‘African Renaissance’ The continent of Africa as a whole has changed rapidly in recent times. ’ And, as one of the most populated nations in the continent, South Africa has seen its share of change, especially as she rebuilds in the post-apartheid era. A clear reﬂection of this climate of change was FIFA’s decision to award the 2010 World Cup to South Africa. Organized football was ﬁrst played on African soil at the Cape in the 1860s (Alegi, 2010), so, perhaps ﬁttingly, South Africa was the ﬁrst nation to have the honour of hosting the ﬁrst FIFA World Cup to visit Africa.