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 [...]
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 [...]
Nthambeleni Gabara’s article www.sa2010.gov.za 5 May 2010 (entire article copied below):
Johannesburg – The City of Johannesburg unveiled a comprehensive transport plan aimed at encouraging local and international soccer fans to use public transport during the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament. The City’s executive mayor, Amos Masondo, said they were on track and ready to host [...]
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’ [...]
WORLD CUP Base Camps and Group Games
In Gauteng & Rustenburg Area In Johannesburg
Group matches in Gauteng & Rustenburg (EP = Ellis Park; SC = Soccer City)
Rest of group matches
Zimbali Lodge KZN
High performance Centre, Pretoria
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, [...]
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There are thousands of photos of Soccer City … but none of them have been mine .. until yesterday when I had the privilege of actually experiencing that space. Stefania, the project manager of Soccer City, has been a guest at Amanzi Guesthouse around the corner. So it’s thanks to Pam that she, myself and three others were given [...]