Uruguay knocked Ghana out of the World Cup 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the quarter-finals. They were the last standing African team in the tournament and the only African nation to ever reach the quarter-finals.
Zero. No African nation has played a World Cup final game.
South Africa is a country that is a member of FIFA. As such it can try to qualify for the World Cup Finals and host it. In 2010 they hosted it and so had automatic qualification to play in the finals tournament. They also qualified in 1998 and 2002. So they have played in the finals tournament 3 times. Prior to 2010, no African country had ever hosted the World Cup. It had been decided in 2007 that an African country would host it. Egypt, Morocco, South Africa and a joint bid from Libya and Tunisia were made for the 2010 World Cup, and South Africa were awarded the tournament.
Brazil are the only team to have played in every World Cup Finals tournament (that's 18).
July 11 is the day of the finals.
The FIFA World Cup is an international football or soccer competition. The tournament involves 32 teams competing for the title within the host nation. They have gone through qualifying groups from their own regions in the world in an attempt to get to the finals. The finals tournament takes about a month and it happens every four years. Qualifying groups start almost two years before the finals tournament. The most recent FIFA World Cup was held in South Africa in 2010 between June and July and the FIFA World Cup 2014 is going to be held in Brazil.
In any world cup Association Football tournament the host country are automatically put through to the finals making them the first to qualify.
Beside Cameroon Ghana have reached the quarter finals.
Initially every nation that has an international soccer team enters a qualification stage in their region of the world. 32 teams qualify to reach the finals. The finals tournament is played every 4 years, with the qualifying stages having been played over the previous 2 years.
Argentina were the hosts of the World Cup Finals Tournament in 1978, which they won.