Friday, June 11, 2010

World Cup 2010 Qualifiers

No prizes for guessing the only country at the World Cup without its own government, national public holiday and national anthem. Thanks to Toque for the code.

TeamNational HolidayNat GovtAnthem
AlgeriaRevolution Day ,
1st Nov
ArgentinaIndependence Day,
25th May
YesHimno Nacional
AustraliaAustralia Day, 26th JanYesAdvance Australia Fair

BrazilIndependence Day,
7th Sept
YesHino Nacional Brasileiro

CameroonRepublic Day, 20th MayYesO Cameroun, Berceau
denos Ancêtres
ChileIndependence Day, 18th SeptYesHimno Nacional de Chile

Côte d'IvoireIndependence Day,
7th Aug
DenmarkConstitution Day,
5th Jun
YesDer er et yndigt land

EnglandNo National HolidayNoNo official national anthem
FranceBastille Day, 14th JulyYesLa Marseillaise
GermanyUnity Day, 3rd OctYesDas Deutschlandlied
GhanaIndependence Day,
6th Mar
YesGod Bless Our Homeland
GreeceIndependence Day,
5th Mar
YesÝmnos eis tīn Eleutherían
HondurasIndependence Day,
15th Sep
YesHimno Nacional de
ItalyRepublic Day, 2nd JuneYesIl Canto degli Italiani

JapanBirthday of Emperor Akihito, 23rd DecYesKimi ga Yo
Korea DPRFounding Day, 9th SepYesAegukka
Korea RepublicLiberation Day,
15th Aug
MexicoIndependence Day,
16th Sep
YesHimno Nacional Mexicano
NetherlandsQueen's Day,
30th Apr
YesHet Wilhelmus
New ZealandWaitangi Day,
6th Feb
YesGod Defend New Zealand
NigeriaIndependence Day,
6th Feb
YesArise O Compatriots,
Nigeria's Call Obey
ParaguayIndependence Day,
14-15th May
YesParaguayos, República
o Muerte
PortugalPortugal Day,
10th Jun
YesA Portuguesa
SerbiaNational Day,
15th Feb
YesBože pravde
SlovakiaConstitution Day,
1st Sep
YesNad Tatrou sa blýska
SloveniaStatehood Day,
25th Jun
South AfricaFreedom Day,
27th Apr
YesNational anthem of
South Africa
SpainNational Day,
12th Oct
YesLa Marcha Real
SwitzerlandConfederation Day,
1st Aug
UruguayIndependence Day,
25th Aug
YesHimno Nacional
USAIndependence Day,
4th Jul
YesThe Star-Spangled