It means ''to celebrate'' in the Bantu language isiZulu.
There are 11 different colors on the ball because:
- There are 11 players on the pitch
- It's the 11th official match ball
- There are 11 different tribes in South Africa with 11 different languages
'' Adidas said that its new Grip’n’Groove technology enabled a more stable flight and the goosebumps on the ball’s surface provided players with a perfect grip under all conditions. With only eight thermally bonded panels, which are spherically molded, the ball is perfectly round and more accurate. ''
For more technical info on Jabulani: http://goal.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/04/meet-jabulani-2010-world-cup-match-ball/
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