Tomorrow’s World Cup match between Argentina and Greece will see the two sides battle it out for a place in the last 16. Off the pitch, however, the two nations share a similarity that runs deeper than football.
The search for Africa’s next modelling sensation kicked off at World Football House in Johannesburg on Friday with the launch of the “World Face of Fashion” competition. The glitzy launch was attended by top model Joelle Kayembe, who is one of the judges in the competition, as well as 18 Miss World finalists.
Brazil is highlighting its tourism attractions and its role as host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a ground-breaking exhibition in Johannesburg. “Casa Brazil – Sensational Brazil” is being held at Sandton Convention Centre alongside World Football House for the duration of World Cup in South Africa.
A delegation of South African VIPs including football legend Quinton Fortune and the Minister for Children marked National Youth Day by attending the launch of the 1GOAL’s new partnership with national broadcaster SABC at World Football House in Johannesburg.
Brazil has launched an exhibition in Johannesburg to highlight its tourism attractions and its role as host of the next World Cup in 2014. “Casa Brazil – Sensational Brazil” was unveiled in the Sandton Convention Centre ahead of Brazil’s opening match against North Korea.
Argentina is showcasing its unique attractions at this summer’s World Cup finals in Johannesburg, South Africa with the launch of special exhibition dedicated to its tourism and cultural heritage. Argentina House was opened by Nobel Peace Prize nominee Estela de Carlotto, football legend Ozzie Ardiles and Miss Argentina.
South Africa’s President Zuma welcomed a VIP delegation that included 25 presidents from across the world, as well as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, for the opening of World Football House, a ground-breaking exhibition taking place in Johannesburg during this summer’s World Cup.
The FIFA 2010 World Cup was given an added sprinkling of glamour today when 32 Miss World finalists, plus the reigning Miss World herself, were among the VIP guests at the launch of SABC’s new studios in Johannesburg’s Sandton Convention Centre.
South African president Jacob Zuma has called in at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, as it prepares host the SABC Studios during the FIFA World Cup. The location is also set to play host to World Football House during the tournament, placing it at the very centre of the sporting action.
For the first time in its history, the FIFA World Cup will have a showcase arena for all 32 participating teams, offering a dynamic platform to showcase their national brand identity and to celebrate their respective cultural and commercial assets. In celebration, we here take a look at the teams in the bottom half of the draw.
The artistic city of Mangaung/Bloemfontein is the provincial capital of the Free State Province, and home to some of the country’s most fanatical football supporters. It will play host to a number of group games at the FIFA World Cup, as well as one of last 16 matches. So what does it offer fans after the 90 minutes is up?
For the first time in its history, the FIFA World Cup will have a showcase arena for all 32 participating teams, offering a dynamic platform to showcase their national brand identity and to celebrate their respective cultural and commercial assets. In celebration, we here take a look at the teams in the top half of the draw.