World Cup 2010 Stadium: Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

May 4th, 2009 by leewilson

One of Johannesburg’s stadium for the 2010 World Cup is Ellis Park stadium also known as Coca Cola Park. The arena predominately hosts Rugby Union and hosted the Rugby World Cup final in 1995 where South Africa won the title in front of their fans. Ellis Park Stadium is also well known for the disaster [...]

World Cup 2010 Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa

May 4th, 2009 by leewilson

Nelspruit’s stadium for the 2010 World Cup is the Mbombela Stadium which is currently under construction. The new 44,000 arena commenced building in February 2007 with a completion date of mid 2009 in mind. FIFA were considering using artificial grass inside the stadium but have opted for normal grass instead. The stadium is designed as [...]

World Cup 2010 Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

May 4th, 2009 by leewilson

Port Elizabeth’s stadium for the 2010 World Cup is the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium which is currently under construction. The stadium is planned to hold 50,000 seats containing 150 VIP suites and 60 business suites. There has been a great deal of speculation about the status of the stadium construction in the run up to [...]

World Cup 2010 Stadium in Durban, South Africa

May 3rd, 2009 by leewilson

Durban’s stadium for the 2010 World Cup is the Moses Mabhida Stadium which is currently under construction. The stadium is planned to hold between 70,000 and 80,000 people and will be the 2nd largest arena to grace the World Cup. The ground is named after a former General Secretary of the SACP, Moses Mabhida.
As part [...]

World Cup 2010 Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa

May 3rd, 2009 by leewilson

Cape Town’s stadium for the 2010 World Cup is the Green Point Stadium which is currently under construction. The stadium is planned to hold 69,070 seats with 56,000 of these remaining after the World Cup. The arena replaces the previous 18,000 seater stadium that was demolished in 2007. In the World Cup, it will host five first round [...]

South Africa receive power surge for World Cup

April 30th, 2009 by leewilson

Twelve of South Africa’s neighbours are willing to provide electricity to prevent power cuts during the 2010 World Cup.
South Africa’s ability to hold the tournament was called into question after being hit by severe power cuts last year. The shortages led to South Africa having to cut power supplies to their neighbours.

A representative from Eskom, [...]

2010 Tickets on sale for Today

February 20th, 2009 by admin

FIFA have launched the tickets sales for the 2010 World Cup today, releasing this statement to the media: 2010 Ticket Sales launch today

The 2010 Tickets Process image above shows the process
With 475 days to go until the tournaments starts, the process began today Friday 20th February with the first sales phase, which will last until [...]

2010 Mascot to be Zakumi the Leopard

September 25th, 2008 by admin

Meet the 2010 World Cup’s Mascot Zakumi:

Fifa have used mascots for World Cup Finals since using World Cup Willy in England for the 1966 finals. The recently revealed Mascot for South Africa’s 2010 World Cup is Zakumi, a leopard wagging his tail whilst holding a football. He was first shown on Monday night in Auckland [...]

World Cup games to be broadcast free to air in Germany

July 18th, 2008 by admin

In combination with public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, Germany’s RTL station have agreed a deal with pay-TV network Premiere to broadcast  live matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. RTL (part of the RTL Group, Europe’s largest TV and radio company) is German’s leading free-to-air broadcaster, Premiere had rights to some of the World Cup [...]

New Ticket System Announced

July 11th, 2008 by admin

A new system for distribution of tickets for the 2010 World Cup has been announced by FIFA. The World Cup tickets will be distributed via MATCH who also run FIFA’s hospitality and accommodation programmes.
The new sytem is hoped will provide many benefits for teams involved and their fans, to higher percentage ticket availability and stadium [...]