World Cup 2010
Jabulani ball on trial in Soweto
Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys finds out what township players think of maligned World Cup ball.
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2010 22:08 GMT

Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys goes to the township of Soweto to give Sunday league players the chance to test the World Cup's much-maligned "Jabulani" ball for themselves.

Top players and coaches have complained that the official match ball is too unpredictable - with Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas describing it as "a beachball".

A string of errors have been blamed on the expensive Adidas product. But will Soweto's footballers find it easier to handle?

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