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Fans 'blown away' by atmosphere

Afcon 2013 ‘will be a success’: LOC

Despite budget limitations and a tight schedule, the local organising committee for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) is confident that South Africa will pull off a successful tournament - and that South Africans will get behind the event.

A legacy of harmony and pride

Although the spirit of the 2010 Fifa World Cup has touched South Africa in many significant ways, the legacy of unity is above all else for Dr Irvin Khoza, chairperson of the tournament’s Local Organising Committee.
SA ablaze as World Cup wraps up

A legacy of harmony and pride

Although the spirit of the World Cup has touched South Africa in many significant ways, the legacy of unity is above all else for Dr Irvin Khoza, chairperson of the Local Organising Committee.

2010 stadium tour wows media

Joao Raposo, a Brazilian journalist, is so impressed with South Africa’s stadiums he’s concerned his home country won’t match up when it hosts the Fifa World Cup in 2014.

Soccer well-positioned for 2009

Fifa mulls ‘easier’ 2010 tickets for locals

The 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee is considering the introduction over-the-counter ticket sales in South Africa in April, in order to accommodate local fans who are unfamiliar with the current process. Fans are being urged not to wait until then, though, as half of the three-million tickets have already been sold.

Final draw celebrates Africa

According to Danny Jordaan, head of the 2010 Fifa World Cup Local Organising Committee South Africa, the final draw held in Cape Town on 4 December 2009 delivered on the promise of a world-class event.

Blatter bonds with South Africa

2010 reward for ‘builders of the future’

Fifa is to give away over 120 000 World Cup tickets to 20 000 stadium construction workers and thousands of youngsters involved in community programmes aligned with the Ticket Fund initiative - a first in the 80-year history of the tournament.
South Africa's 'ubuntu warriors'

Become a 2010 World Cup volunteer!

The 2010 Local Organising Committee is looking for 15 000 volunteers to help out in areas ranging from media and marketing to hospitality, translation and telecommunications during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and is calling on enthusiasts from South Africa and the rest of the continent to apply.
2010 preparations impress Uefa

2010 preparations impress Uefa

A briefing on South Africa's 2010 Fifa World Cup preparations went down extremely well at the Union of European Football (Uefa) Congress in Denmark last week.
2010 'about changing perceptions'

2010: getting Africa involved

Fifa has criticised South Africa's marketing of 2010 World Cup curtain-raiser the 2009 Confederations Cup. For South Africa's 2010 organising committee, it's a matter of timing - and of mobilising support more widely, in southern Africa and on the continent as a whole.

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