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South Africa celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during

South Africa celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during their friendly in Asuncion. As the host country, South Africa leads Group A and will face Mexico, Uruguay and France. (March 31, 2010) Credit: Getty Images


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Teams FIFA rank
GROUP A  
South Africa 83
Mexico 17
Uruguay  16
France 9
GROUP B  
Argentina 7
Nigeria 21
South Korea 47
Greece 13
GROUP C  
England 8
USA 14
Algeria 30
Slovenia 25
GROUP D  
Germany 6
Australia 20
Serbia 15
Ghana 32
Teams FIFA rank
GROUP E  
Netherlands 4
Denmark 36
Japan 45
Cameroon 19
GROUP F  
Italy 5
Paraguay 31
New Zealand 78
Slovakia 34
GROUP G  
Brazil 1
North Korea 105
Ivory Coast 27
Portugal 3
GROUP H  
Spain 2
Switzerland 24
Honduras 38
Chile 18

>> Click here for the complete 2010 World Cup schedule

>>Click here for a group-by-group breakdown

MORE: See the complete rankings