Cape Town Ready for Final Draw

24/11/2009 at 10:37 4 comments

Cape Town says it has all its ducks in a row for the 2010 World Cup Soccer Final Draw, which takes place on December 4 2009. Over 3000 international dignitories come to South Africa’s Mother City to be part of the event, including FIFA president Sepp Blatter, heads of state from all corners of the world, as well as soccer legends  such as Ruud Gullit.

With 2010 Final Draw, it is unveiled whom, in which host city and which stadium the 32 qualified national soccer teams will be playing during the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

According to Cape Town’s mayor Dan Plato, the city is ready. More than ready. “The city will be pulling out all the stops to demonstrate its professionalism, creativity and expertise through this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” he said. “Africa’s greatest city is ready to host the world.”

To make residents and visitors feel part of the final draw, the city has organised a one-day festival in Long Street from 2pm to 11pm on December 4, 200, during which artists including Freshlyground, Jimmy Dludlu, TKZee will perform live on stage.

As a result, Long Street and the adjoining streets would be closed to traffic and transformed into a pedestrian zone from Wale Street to the Long Street baths for the day.

Source: Cape Argus


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