Cape Town fan fest closed after high winds

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town's fan fest site was closed due to high winds on Saturday night, and some 500 fans who had gathered to watch the United States play Ghana in their second round World Cup match were dispersed, officials said.

Gale-force winds have battered the Mother City for the last 24 hours, also closing the cable car to the summit of Table Mountain.

Ghana will play the United States in Rustenburg and carry Africa's last hopes in the first World Cup on the continent.

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