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, Span. La Habana , city and, as Ciudad de La Habana, province (1997 est. pop. 2,200,000), capital of Cuba, W Cuba; largest city and chief port of the West Indies and one of the oldest cities in the Americas.
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Llego a Santiago de Cuba muy nino, en 1810, y poco despues se traslado a La Habana con su familia.
Smith touched down in the corner after 25 minutes before Habana intercepted and raced half the length of the pitch to put the invitation side 14-10 ahead just before the interval.
Habana, the hottest try-scoring property in world rugby, might then consider a club career in Europe, although it is likely to be France rather than England where he plies his trade.
On Du Preez, who ran England ragged in the 36-0 win over the world champions in the group stages, Habana added: "The calmness Fourie brings to our team is equivalent to the calmness Jonny Wilkinson brings to the England team.
Habana went over for his 49th Test try, Steyn adding the conversion before Louw grounded the ball for the second, Steyn again converting.
However, back in the comforts of home at packed Loftus Versfeld Habana and Co turned on the style, the veteran winger running three of his side's five tries to snap a five-match losing streak against the Wallabies.
Williams and Habana share the accolade of being their countries' top try-scorers and have faced each other six times with the Springbok on the winning side on each occasion.
Habana botched four gilt-edged chances to overtake Jonah Lomu as the World Cup's top alltime try-scorer as South Africa saw off Argentina 24-13 in Friday's third-place play-off.
BRYAN Habana endured a wretched night in missing four fine chances to break Jonah Lomu's all-time World Cup try-scoring record despite South Africa seeing off Argentina 24-13, writes NICK PUREWAL.
BRYAN HABANA endured a wretched night in missing four fine chances to break Jonah Lomu's alltime World Cup try-scoring record as South Africa beat Argentina 24-13.
SOUTH AFRICA 24 ARGENTINA 13 BRYAN HABANA will exit international rugby just one try short of breaking the record for most scores in World Cups.
Habana botched a host of chances in what will surely be his last World Cup turn, the 32-year-old ending his glittering World Cup career tied on 15 tries with former New Zealand prodigy Lomu.