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South Africa's poor World Cup
A group of children working in a rubbish dump start their own football tournament.
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2010 06:21 GMT

The glamour and expense of the World Cup tournament makes a stark contrast to the living conditions of millions of South Africa's poor.

But it has inspired one group of children - who make their living from a rubbish dump near Johannesburg - to start a tournament of their own.

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports.

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