Another heavenly morning in Jozi. (Think October in Washington.) With the World Cup two days away, the city is buzzing -- literally -- with anticipation, and at noon, all South Africans are encouraged to step outside and blow their vuvuzelas. If ever mankind is to make contact with extraterrestrial life, it will be today.
*Read my print edition story about Oguchi Onyewu and the intrigue surrounding his possible starting role against England in the World Cup opener.
*Uh-oh. Spanish genius Andres Iniesta will have a scan today for a leg injury.
*Arjen Robben will probably miss the Netherlands' opener against Denmark.
*Nelson Mandela seems likely to make a brief appearance at the World Cup opener.
*Portugal's easy goals in a 3-0 victory over Mozambique:
June 9, 2010; 5:10 AM ET
Categories: 2010 World Cup , Netherlands , South Africa , Spain , U.S. men's national team | Tags: Andres Iniesta, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela, Oguchi Onyewu, World Cup, vuvuzelas
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