In Jozi, on every suburban pavement, busy intersection and traffic island, is a group of hawkers selling flags, mirror covers, soccer glasses, beaded key rings and all things promoting the national flag. It is in the traffic that most Jozi-ites purchase their symbols of support for Bafana Bafana and enter into the spirit of national festivity and pride. I have [...]
From Dispatch On Line 2010/05/18 By MONWABISI JIMLONGO
VOLUNTEERS who will be involved at various stadiums during June’s soccer World Cup tournament are raring to go just less than a month before the finals begin. Already Diego Juan from Argentina has arrived in South Africa as a volunteer from abroad. “I’m happy to be here. This is [...]
FROM PROJECT 2010 Issue 184
On 21 May you will see Joburgers getting their weekend off to a rousing start as they celebrate the 20-day countdown to the 2010 World Cup with a sizzling street party in Vilakazi Street, Soweto, starting at 14:00, notes a Media Update report. ’Once again tourism industry stakeholders throughout the [...]
If you are in Jozi, apart from the fan parks at Innisfree Park, Mary Fitzgerald Square and Freedom Square there are a couple of other places to watch the matches.
MTN Fan Zone, Montecasino. Montecasino will have live screenings on their giant Outdoor Piazza screen as well as in other areas, superb entertainment to get you [...]
Shows can be booked through www.computicket.com or contact the theatre directly. Great World Cup fare coming up
SHOWING AT JOBURG THEATRE www.showbusiness.co.za Boys in the Photograph
A passionate musical dealing with the power of soccer to heal rifts and bring a fractured community together. Set in Belfast, Ireland, the game of soccer is recreated on stage with some [...]
The South African National Department of Transport (DoT) has announced its readiness for the Soccer World Cup.
DoT has introduced an inter-provincial and regional transport system to facilitate the transport of general spectators to and from matches. The fleet will comprise 110 newly acquired 79-seater MAN Lion Explorer semi-luxury, inter-city coaches.
Furthermore, DoT has implemented a National [...]
All you need to know in new
2010 Fan Guide
Tuesday, 04 May 2010 From SA GoodNews
With less than 40 days to go until kickoff, the 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee has released a comprehensive, easy-to-read 92-page guide to the tournament, packed with practical information on stadiums, host cities, fan parks and much more. There’s useful information [...]
Fifa concert ready to rock
May 4, 2010 11:01 AM | By Staff Reporter for TIMES LIVE
The final line-up for the Fifa World Cup Kick-Off concert has been announced, and includes local favourites Freshlyground, Hugh Masekela, the Soweto Gospel Choir, the BLK JKS and The Parlotones.
Acclaimed African hip-jop artist K’NAAN, who recently recorded the uplifting “Wavin’ [...]
The following information comes directly from www.joburg.org.za
The official FIFA-endorsed World Cup fan park has been earmarked for Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, but Joburg has identified a spot in the north and one in the south for similar ventures.
For those football fans who may not have tickets to watch 2010 FIFA World Cup matches, [...]
We offer a complete ground-handling service with shuttles and transfers to and from airports and hotels. We have offices and staff on duty at the following airports to assist your clients: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Pretoria, Polokwane, Nelspruit, George, Bloemfontein.
Getting to Rustenburg, Polokwane and Nelspruit
We are able to offer you fly-in/fly-out options to the above [...]