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Football – South Africa style

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.

From goatherd to stadium technician

From goatherd to stadium technician

Growing up in rural South Africa, where electricity at the time was a rarity, 32-year-old Aubrey Ramokoto can hardly believe that he is now working as a cabling technician for a global tournament such as the Fifa Confederations Cup.
Video: Engineering a 2010 marvel

Video: Engineering a 2010 marvel

Zoopy TV takes a closer look at Cape Town's Green Point Stadium, a key venue for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, tracing the sequence of engineering marvels that will go into raising the stadium's iconic hanging roof - made up of 37 000 square metres of glass weighing 4 500 tons.
Durban stadium's iconic arch complete

Durban stadium’s iconic arch complete

A lighting ceremony was held on the weekend at Durban's 80 000-seater Moses Mabhida Stadium, a host stadium for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, to mark the completion of its iconic arch.
Nelson Mandela: SA 2010 envoy

2010 World Cup: 500 days to go

South Africa's preparations for the 500-day countdown to the opening of the 2010 Fifa World Cup are well under way, with a wide range of activities taking place across the country, and a main event scheduled for Bloemfontein on Monday.

2010 preparations on the ball

The Local Organising Committee of the 2010 Fifa World Cup has announced that it is confident all construction and renovation work on stadiums for the event will be complete by the end of 2009, and that it does not expect the global economic crisis to have any impact on visitor numbers.

Fever pitch at Green Point

It’s all systems go at Cape Town’s new Green Point 2010 Fifa World Cup Football Stadium and the public are being treated to a sneak peek at all the action – on and off the field.

Stadium safety: leaving nothing to chance

Stadium security is back in the spotlight following the deaths of 10 spectators at a recent 2010 World Cup qualifying match in Liberia. While the jury is still out over the causes of this tragedy, it has once again highlighted an emotive issue.
CT to sell stadium naming rights

CT to sell stadium naming rights

Cape Town is calling for bids from both national and international businesses for the naming rights to the 68 000-seater Green Point Stadium, which will host nine matches during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, as well as for a consortium to operate the multi-purpose complex on a long-term basis.

25 questions about the 2010 Fifa World Cup

Whether you plan to be watching the games in a stadium or fan park on the southern tip of Africa, or on the screen back home, here are the answers to 25 frequent questions about the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and the host country.
2010 Fifa World Cup Fan Fest guide


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