Paraguay to face South Africa in friendly

ASUNCION - Paraguay are to entertain World Cup hosts South Africa in a warm-up match on March 31, the Paraguayan Football Association said on Wednesday.

The Paraguayans also play a friendly against Athletic Bilbao in Spain later on Wednesday.

Paraguay face holders Italy, Slovakia and New Zealand in Group F at the World Cup in June.

South Africa are in Group A with Mexico, France and Uruguay.