“This World Cup is the real thing. You must feel that there is something happening in this country. The banners you use must be larger than life. Every street corner must be filled. We must feel that this show is in town.” Dr. Irvin Khoza, Chairperson 2010 FIFA Organising Committee
Attended by well over half a million football fans, a total of 44 goals scored, the most goals scored by a team 14 – by tournament winners Brazil, of course – and the youngest goal scorer only 19 years old … See Fifa’s final facts and figures for the 2009 Confederations Cup.
International fans visiting South Africa for the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup have discovered, to their delight, that attending a football match in South Africa is an experience like no other.
South Africa is ready to stage the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup, which kicks off on 14 June in Johannesburg.