South American Futbol - Libertadores, Sudamericana, World Cup 2010


Cruz gives Paraguay victory over Korea in the World Cup

World Cup: Cruz gives Paraguay win over Korea

At the Centre Sportif de Colovray Nyon stadium in Switzerland on Saturday, Paraguay defeated North Korea 1-0 in a match between two 2010 World Cup competitors. With five minutes remaining, Roque Santa Cruz converted a penalty kick to give the Paraguayans the victory, advancing them to their fourth straight World Cup finals […]


Chile and Paraguay played in a friendly

Friendlies: Paraguay & Chile held

South Africa held Paraguay to a 1-1 draw at home in a match in which both nations had undermanned lineups. When it comes to the World Cup finals, the Paraguayans are anticipated to be a strong team, while South Africa, the tournament’s hosts, is anticipated to turn on the style, even if they don’t […]


Cabanas may not remember the shooting event in Paraguay

Paraguay: Cabanas may never recall shooting incident

Salvador Cabanas, a striker for Paraguay and Club America, may never remember what happened when he was shot in the head at close range at an upscale bar in Mexico City in January, according to a top medical expert. At the moment, Cabanas is receiving rehabilitation at a facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Head of Mexico City’s health, Armando Ahued […]


Salvador Cabanas makes a spectacular comeback in Paraguay

Paraguay: Salvador Cabanas makes remarkable recovery

Salvador Cabanas of Paraguay has made an incredible recovery one week after being shot in the head at close range in the bathroom of a posh bar in Mexico City. After the shooting, it appeared as though Cabanas was close to passing away, but he has remained strong and has maintained contact with his family. […]


Nine-man Cerro Porteno defeated Olimpia in a close derby in Paraguay

Paraguay: Nine-man Cerro Porteno beat Olimpia in tight derby

Cerro Porteno defeated Olimpia 2-1 in the 17th round of the Paraguayan Clausura championship despite playing several reserves. Martin Liguera, an Uruguayan midfielder, gave Olimpia the lead in the 21st minute, but Jorge Nunez tied the score for Cerro Porteno in the 34th. When he scored, Argentine attacker Roberto Nanni gave El Ciclon three points. […]


Friendly: Paraguay surprises a lethargic Qatar

Friendly: Qatar shock sluggish Paraguay

Before the 2010 World Cup, Paraguay had a harsh reality check as they were defeated 2-0 by Qatar in a friendly game played in Rouen, France. Los Guaranies played poorly and were defeated after giving up two goals in the second half. This was Paraguay’s second straight loss. […]


League leaders Libertad and Nacional suffer defeat in Paraguay

Paraguay: League leaders Libertad and Nacional lose

The top two teams in the Paraguayan Clausura championship, Libertad and Nacional, were defeated over the weekend. Libertad was defeated 2-1 by 3 de Febrero, and Nacional was defeated 4-3 by Tacuary. Libertad was defeated by the weak 3 de Febrero because they were unable to make use of their home-field advantage. Emilio Garcete inserted the[…]


After winning, Libertad and Nacional are joint league leaders in Paraguay

Paraguay: Libertad share league leadership with Nacional after win

After crushing 12 de Octubre 3-0, Libertad and Nacional are tied for first place in the Paraguayan league. For Libertad, midfielder Omar Pouso from Uruguay and Javier Gonzalez both scored twice. After 14 rounds of the Clausura tournament, Nacional was defeated 2-1 by 2 de Mayo and was unable to maintain its undisputed lead in the rankings. Nacional traveled […]


Cerro Porteno makes it to the quarterfinals

Cerro Porteno reach quarter-finals

Despite losing to Goias 3-1 in Brazil on Thursday, Cerro Porteno advanced to the Copa Sudamericana quarterfinals. After winning 2-0 at Asuncion the previous week, the Paraguayans advanced thanks to the away goals rule. Goias got out to a fast start, and Felipe’s goal just before halftime gave them the lead. The striker encountered […]


Who will lead the South America-Europe struggle, rulers of the world?

Rulers of the world: Who will step up in the South America-Europe rivalry?

Even though this information appears clear, it still astounds me: No nation outside of Europe or South America has ever won the World Cup. In reality, there have been contests involving representatives of each continent in nine of the 17 finals. The Cup this year is not expected to be any different. In actuality, the vast majority of[…]




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