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2010 ESPN World Cup Schedule, Mexico vs South Africa

2010 ESPN World Cup Schedule, Mexico vs South Africa

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Coming up first in the 2010 World Cup is Mexico vs South Africa. This showdown is already getting a lot of attention and conversation on the web, especially with the host company being on the field during for the opening game. South Africa has quickly become the center of attention throughout the world, and all eyes will be on this country for the next month or so.

For complete coverage of the 2010 World Cup, the best source to stay plugged into is ESPN.

Here’s an excerpt from the ESPN Media Zone site:

ESPN will present comprehensive coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup June 11, through July 11, from 10 stadiums in nine cities across South Africa.  All 64 matches will be aired live and in high definition on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, and extensive coverage on and ESPN Mobile TV.  In addition, 2010 FIFA World Cup studio programs, including prematch, halftime and postmatch segments, will be presented in high definition.

ESPN will air 44 FIFA World Cup matches from South Africa – the most ever for the network in one tournament.  ESPN2 will feature 10 matches.  ABC will broadcast 10, beginning with the U.S. Men’s National Team’s tournament opener vs. England on Saturday, June 12, at 2 p.m. ET in Rustenburg.  The tournament will conclude on ABC with the title match Sunday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. ET from the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.

Here’s the ESPN 2010 World Cup Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Network Match Group Site Match #
Fri 6/11 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ South Africa vs. Mexico A Johannesburg 1
2 p.m. ESPN/ Uruguay vs. France A Cape Town 2
Sat 6/12 7 a.m. ESPN/ Korea Republic vs. Greece B Port Elizabeth 3
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Argentina vs. Nigeria B Johannesburg 4
2 p.m. ABC England vs. USA C Rustenburg 5
Sun 6/13 7 a.m. ESPN/ Algeria vs. Slovenia C Polokwane 6
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Serbia vs. Ghana D Pretoria 7
2 p.m. ABC Germany vs. Australia D Durban 8
Mon 6/14 7 a.m. ESPN/ Netherlands vs. Denmark E Johannesburg 9
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Japan vs. Cameroon E Bloemfontein 10
2 p.m. ESPN/ Italy vs. Paraguay F Cape Town 11
Tue 6/15 7 a.m. ESPN/ New Zealand vs. Slovakia F Rustenburg 12
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Ivory Coast vs. Portugal G Port Elizabeth 13
2 p.m. ESPN/ Brazil vs. Korea DPR G Johannesburg 14
Wed 6/16 7 a.m. ESPN/ Honduras vs. Chile H Nelspruit 15
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Spain vs. Switzerland H Durban 16
2 p.m. ESPN/ South Africa vs. Uruguay A Pretoria 17
Thu 6/17 7 a.m. ESPN/ Argentina vs. Korea Rep. B Johannesburg 18
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Greece vs. Nigeria B Bloemfontein 19
2 p.m. ESPN2/ France vs. Mexico A Polokwane 20
Fri 6/18 7 a.m. ESPN/ Germany vs. Serbia D Port Elizabeth 21
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Slovenia vs. USA C Johannesburg 22
2 p.m. ESPN2/ England vs. Algeria C Cape Town 23
Sat 6/19 7 a.m. ESPN/ Netherlands vs. Japan E Durban 24
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Ghana vs. Australia D Rustenburg 25
2 p.m. ABC Cameroon vs. Denmark E Pretoria 26
Sun 6/20 7 a.m. ESPN/ Slovakia vs. Paraguay F Bloemfontein 27
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Italy vs. New Zealand F Nelspruit 28
2 p.m. ABC Brazil vs. Ivory Coast G Johannesburg 29
Mon 6/21 7 a.m. ESPN/ Portugal vs. Korea DPR G Cape Town 30
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Chile vs. Switzerland H Port Elizabeth 31
2 p.m. ESPN/ Spain vs. Honduras H Johannesburg 32
Tue 6/22 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Mexico vs. Uruguay A Rustenburg 33
9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ France vs. South Africa A Bloemfontein 34
2 p.m. ESPN2/ Nigeria vs. Korea Republic B Durban 35
2 p.m. ESPN/ Greece vs. Argentina B Polokwane 36
Wed 6/23 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ Slovenia vs. England C Port Elizabeth 37
9:30 a.m. ESPN/ USA vs. Algeria C Pretoria 38
2 p.m. ESPN/ Ghana vs. Germany D Johannesburg 39
2 p.m. ESPN2/ Australia vs. Serbia D Nelspruit 40
Thu 6/24 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Slovakia vs. Italy E Johannesburg 41
9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ Paraguay vs. New Zealand E Polokwane 42
2 p.m. ESPN/ Denmark vs. Japan F Rustenburg 43
2 p.m. ESPN2/ Cameroon vs. Netherlands F Cape Town 44
Fri 6/25 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Portugal vs. Brazil G Durban 45
9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ Ivory Coast vs. Korea DPR G Nelspruit 46
2 p.m. ESPN/ Chile vs. Spain H Pretoria 47
2 p.m. ESPN2/ Switzerland vs. Honduras H Bloemfontein 48

2nd Stage – Round of 16

Date Time (ET) Network Matchup Site Match #
Sat 6/26 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ 1st A vs. 2nd B Port Elizabeth 49
2 p.m. ABC 1st C vs. 2nd D Rustenburg 50
Sun 6/27 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ 1st D vs. 2nd C Bloemfontein 51
2 p.m. ABC 1st B vs. 2nd A Johannesburg 52
Mon 6/28 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ 1st E vs. 2nd F Durban 53
2 p.m. ESPN/ 1st G vs. 2nd H Johannesburg 54
Tue 6/29 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ 1st F vs. 2nd E Pretoria 55
2 p.m. ESPN/ 1st H vs. 2nd G Cape Town 56

2nd Stage — Quarterfinals

Date Time (ET) Network Matchup Site Match #
Fri 7/2 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ Winners 53 vs. 54 A Port Elizabeth 57
2 p.m. ESPN/ Winners 49 vs. 50 B Johannesburg 58
Sat 7/3 9:30 a.m. ABC Winners 52 vs. 51 C Cape Town 59
2 p.m. ABC Winners 55 vs. 56 D Johannesburg 60

2nd Stage — Semifinals

Date Time (ET) Network Matchup Site Match #
Tue 7/6 2 p.m. ESPN/ Winners A vs. C Cape Town 61
Wed 7/7 2 p.m. ESPN/ Winners B vs. D Durban 62

Third Place Match

Sat 7/10 2 p.m. ABC Losers – 61 vs. 62 Port Elizabeth 63

2010 FIFA World Cup Title Match

Sun 7/11 1:30 p.m. ABC Winners – 61 vs. 62 Johannesburg 64

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