Vital Football

Pompey at the world cup - Aaron Mokoena

Pompey at the world cup - Aaron Mokoena

The world cup is 'likely' to come to an end for at least one current, although he could soon become 'former', Pompey player today...

Mokoena and South Africa 'set' to bow out

South Africa, who have so far staged a very good tournament, look set to be led by Aaron Mokoena for the final time at this summers world cup.

Defeat to Uruguay, a heavy 3-0 one at that, last week and a victory for Mexico over France leaves South Africa needing something of a minor miracle today in order for them to become the first host nation ever to fall in the group stages...

Mexico only need a point against Uruguay, who are already through, so - as much as 'topping he group' will be wanted - will either side really exert themselves anymore than they need to?

South Africa on the other hand need to win, and win handsomely to have any chance.

France know that a win 'could' be enough, and they do not quite need to win as convincingly as South Africa to go through - as it is I cannot see either going enough as South Africa lack that quality and France are in complete chaos!

Moko can, and will, be proud to have led his country at the world cup - this is an honour that few get, and is certainly an honour that no South African has had on African soil before...

Remember to follow England, and the world cup in general, with us on Vital England - here.

What do you think guys?

  • Click here to make your predictions: France v South Africa, 15:00, Mexico v Uruguay, 15:00, Greece v Argentina, 19:30 & Nigeria v South Korea, 19:30.

    PLAY UP POMPEY!

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    Trust

  • Writer:pompeyrug
    Date:Tuesday June 22 2010
    Time: 8:39AM

    Login to post a comment

    Best of Vital Network

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    League Two 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

    With most playing 39 League Two games in the 2016/17 season, this year could still see a few players break the 20 goal mark.

    On this day in history...27th March

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 27th March.

    Vital View - League 2, 25th-26th March 2017

    With Doncaster and Plymouth yet to play Portsmouth took advantage to close the gap and extend it on the chasing pack. Newport & Leyton Orient look likely to be relegated.

    Video - Pompey 2-1 Newport

    With Stevenage drawing and Blackpool the only potential challenger winning we've got a six point cushion on Boro that's effectively seven given our superior goal difference.

    Archived Vital Pompey Articles

    Vital Pompey articles from

    Site Journalists

    pompeyrug
    Editor email
    Profile
    eastneydave
    Editor email
    Profile
    paultsmouth
    no email
    Profile

    Current Poll (see more polls)

    Newport MotM
    Suggested By:
    Forde20%
    Evans0%
    Davies0%
    Clarke0%
    Stevens0%
    Rose10%
    Doyle5%
    Baker0%
    Naismith50%
    Bennett10%
    Doyle0%
    Sub-Chaplin5%
    Sub-Lowe0%
    Sub-Whatmough0%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    1 Doncaster 39 23 9 7 78 30
    2 Plymouth 39 23 6 10 75 19
    3 Portsmouth 39 20 8 11 68 26
    4 Stevenage 39 19 5 15 62 12
    5 Blackpool 39 15 15 9 60 21
    6 Luton 39 15 15 9 60 19
    7 Exeter 39 17 8 14 59 16
    8 Carlisle 39 15 14 10 59 -2
    9 Mansfield 39 15 13 11 58 5
    10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
    11 Wycombe 39 15 10 14 55 0
    12 Cambridge 38 15 9 14 54 6
    13 Grimsby 39 14 10 15 52 -2
    14 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
    15 Accrington 38 12 13 13 49 -1
    16 Crewe 39 12 12 15 48 -9
    17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
    18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
    19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
    20 Notts County 39 13 7 19 46 -22
    21 Hartlepool 39 10 11 18 41 -16
    22 Cheltenham 39 9 12 18 39 -16
    23 Newport 39 7 12 20 33 -21
    24 Leyton Orient 39 9 5 25 32 -29
    The Vital Football Members League
    Latest F1 News
    Latest Vital Boxing News
    Vital Football Comment

    Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

    Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

    Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 14 2017 2:30PM : Plymouth Argyle (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
    Sky Bet League Two

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.pompeyrug77
    2.PompeyFrippy50
    3.storagematt38
    4.Copnor4328
    5.stubbsy00724
    6.FrattonBlue20
    7.eastneydave19
    8.Jimsmithswig18
    9.Dorking Pompey16
    10.pompeyweller14
    Write for Vital Football