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Dutch fans drive through Africa

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The World Cup is a tournament for the fans and they clearly want to make the most of it.

Just in time for the World Cup a convoy of Dutch fans arrived in South Africa, after a ten-week trip from Amsterdam, driving down the African continent.

They called their convoy of more than 20 vehicles The Orange Trophy, after the colour of their national jersey.

Despite the long distance they arrived full of enthusiasm. One said: “This was one part of our journey and the next part is winning the trophy and bringing the World Cup home. That’s why we are here.”

Their team first meets Denmark on Monday. After that they will be playing Japan and Cameroon. Only then will these fans know whether their long journey was worth it – and whether their dreams might come true.