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17 March 2010
4/2010
Commemorative Issue

`2010 FIFA` World Cup

Cyprus
The football World Cup is organised every four years by FIFA in collaboration with its confederations. In 2010, the 19th oranisation will be hosted for the first time on the African continent and, more precisely, in South Africa. The World Cup is considerted the top global football fiesta and started in 1930, when it was held for the first time in Uruguau. The biggest football event was also hosted twice in Italy, twice in France, in Brazil, in Switzerland, in Sweden, in Chili, in England, twice in Mexico, twice in Germany, in Argentina, in Spain, in the United States and in Korea/Japan. Brazil won the world cup five times, Italy four, Germany thee, Uruguay and Argentina two, whereas England and France won the trophy once.

Text: Cyprus Football Association
Source: Stamps and Philatelic Services, Cyprus Post

South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup  

South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup

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The football World Cup is organised every four hears by FIFA in collaboration with its confederations. In 2010, the 19th organisation will be hosted for the first time on the African continent and, more precisely, in South Africa. The World Cup is considered the top global football fiesta and started in 1930, when it was held for the first time in Uruguay. Since then, the biggest football event was also hosted by Italy, France, Brazil, Switzerland, Sweden, Chili, England, Mexico, Germany, Argentina, Spain, the United States and Korea/Japan. Brazil won the world cup five times, Italy four, Germany three, Uruguay and Argentina two, whereas England and France won the trophy once.

Cancellation Stamps

Official First Day Covers

Official FDC `2010 FIFA` World Cup

Technical Information

Design-Artwork: Antonia Hadjigeorgiou, Nicosia
Printing: Litho-Offset on unwatermarked paper
Printer: Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis S.A., Greece
Period of sale: 1 year or until sold-out
Size of Stamp: 38mm x 38mm
Quantities:
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