Tag: FIFA World Cup 2010

Spanish National Team Honoured

The Spanish National Team were honoured this week. The World Cup winning squad are busy preparing for their international friendly against Portugal in Las Rozas. A ceremony was held to commemorate their achievements in South Africa.

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World Cup 2010: Spain National Team Training pictures

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World Cup Buzz: Kick-Off celebration line-up finalized!

FIFA and Control Room, a leading producer of global music events, today announced the final line-up of African and South African artists for the inaugural FIFA World Cup™ Kick-Off Celebration Concert. Five-time South African Music Award (SAMA) winners Freshlyground, legendary South African musician Hugh Masekela, the Soweto-based Mzansi Youth Choir, two-time Grammy Award winners and …

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World Cup 2010 Buzz: The new must have iPhone App

Okay, every football fan has to check this out..

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The Countdown Continues…

Today marks 100 days till we kick-off from Soccer City, Johannesburg. On June 11, 2010 people from all walks of life will focus their attention on South Africa for that historic moment. FIFA President Sepp Blatter is currently in SA and has assured everyone that there is “no doubt” that South Africa is ready to …

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FIFA World Cup 2010: 10 Things to Experience when you’re in South Africa

Heading to South Africa for the World Cup? Make sure you make it a truly unforgetable, South African experience. Here’s my list of what you cannot miss out on when you get here! 1. The Vuvuzela. It’s a typical case of “if you can’t beat them, join them.” Most foreigners are appalled by the sound …

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The World is given a taste of Africa

What a splendid draw it was indeed! Let me just say that it was possibly the finest draw that I’ve ever seen. South Africa really delivered tonight. I was really moved when Nelson Mandela, the Father of our Nation, gave his video speech. It was truly inspirational. Also, the talent that was showcased. I’m so …

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World Cup 2010: The Draw looms

The draw is upon us, the Cup is in Cape Town. The delegates are all probably suiting up as a type this. Everyone is all set to go. And this is what it’s all for: Over the past couple of years, there have been many doubts as to whether we are ready to host this …

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Tidbits: FIFA Draw, France’s Blues, David Beckham in SA

Argentina coach and legend Diego Maradona was reportedly told by FIFA to stay away from the FIFA World Cup Draw on Friday. Maradona was banned from all FIFA activities for two months, following his comments to journalists after Argentina secured qualification. The newspapers have been abuzz, suggesting that he would fly into South Africa and …

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FIFA World Cup 2010 Draw: The Details

Okay, so we know who is coming to South Africa next year. Now the next step is to see what draw our favourite teams will be dealt. That is when the REAL journey begins. Details regarding the draw: For the Draw: The 32 teams will be divided into 4 POTS. Each pot will have 8 …

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