Netherlands The Oranje Marches to the FIFA 2010 Final

In soccer, sports on July 7, 2010 at 5:57 am

Green Point Stadium of Cape Town witnessed a very keenly contested semi final on 6th July 2010. Teams of Uruguay and Netherlands entered the arena to out play each other and secure berth for the FIFA 2010 Final at Johannesburg. Display of football prowess by these teams was truly worthy of a semi final.

Bronckhorst,the Dutch captain, opened the scoring in 18th minute with a magnificent strike which is in reckoning for goal of the tournament.

Uruguay’s captain Diego Forlan replied back with an equally stunning strike in 41st minute and both teams remained tied at 1-1 till half time.

Second half also witnessed absorbing football. The Oranje struck twice in quick succession in 70th and 73rd minutes through Sneijder & Robben respectively. Pereira of Uruguay found the Dutch net in 90+2nd minute and reduced the Netherlands victory margin to 3-2.

Thus the Oranje earned the distinction of First to enter 2010 FIFA final. They will now meet the winner of German-Spain face off which is scheduled today at Durban.

Man of the Match. Wesley Sneijder, Netherlands.


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