Afternoon headlines: Essien out
If you had Ghana in your pool, um, you better re-draw or at least buy a backup ticket. Michael Essien is officially out of South Africa 2010. (That's two talismans fallen by the wayside in the last week, following on Michael Ballack with Germany.)
Brazil arrived today in Johannesburg. Not much for ceremony, this Dunga bunch.
Spain's Fernando Torres is back in training.