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Final touches for Ellis Park Stadium

Final touches for Ellis Park Stadium

With five months to go before kickoff in the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup, renovations at Ellis Park, the venue for the opening and final matches of the football tournament, are complete.
Draw sets stage for 2010 'appetiser'

Confederations Cup: the contenders

Snapshot profiles of the contenders for the title of 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup champions, including each team's recent record and star player/s.

Confed Cup matches finalised

Tickets for the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup have gone on sale and the match schedules have been decided.

2010 and the craft of the possible

2010 and the craft of the possible

Sicelo Ziqubu's papier-mache thrones are being snapped up. Wallace Marino is using wire and beads to craft his 2010 stadiums. Peter Malherbe is building his out of matchsticks ... South African and African crafters have started thinking "outside the box" in order to take advantage of the first football World Cup to come to the continent.
Calling all 2009

Thousands put up hands for 2009

The volunteer application process for the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup South Africa has closed with almost 35 000 applications received.

Safa and PSL aboard for 2010

South Africa’s major football bodies have signed an agreement with the Local Organising Committee of the 2010 World Cup to facilitate the sharing of skills and knowledge for the benefit of the local game

PE stadium still in the game

The acceleration of construction in and around the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth has seen to it that the stadium is still in the running to host Confederations Cup matches in 2009.

Fifa inspection kicks off

The focus of Fifa's fourth round of site inspections is on South Africa’s ability to host the Confederations Cup next year – a tournament that is largely used to gauge the success of the main event in 2010.


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