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Equips Athletes and Unites Fans Through 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM

Equips Athletes and Unites Fans Through 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM

PORTLAND, Ore., June 7 /PRNewswire/ As official sponsor of the

2010 FIFA FIFA International Association Football Federation [French Fdration Internationale de Football Association]

FIFA n abbr (= Fdration Internationale de Football Association) FIFA f World Cup South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. (TM), adidas will use the world’s

biggest sporting stage to introduce innovative products to the game,

extend market leadership, celebrate players and federations and inspire

soccer fans across the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world’s third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and around the world.

Desso Grass at 2010 FIFA World CupTM

Desso Grass at 2010 FIFA World CupTM

been asked by the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S to install a Desso GrassMaster Desso GrassMaster is not an but a synthetic enhanced natural grass developed in the Netherlands in the 1980s.

A natural grass pitch reinforced with artificial grass fibres. system in two match venues for the 2010

FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM).

Over the next few weeks, the Desso GrassMaster system will be

installed at the stadiums in Nelspruit (Mbombela) and Polokwane (Peter

Mokaba). With a capacity of around 45,000 spectators, both new stadiums

will each be hosting four group matches. Amongst others Italy, Ivory

Coast, Argentina, Australia and France will be playing one of their

matches in these stadiums.

The Desso GrassMaster system is made up of a 100% natural grass

surface, into which 20 million fibres have been injected

to a depth of 20 cm. The roots of the natural grass intertwine with the

artificial fibres, which anchors the field into a stable and a level

grass surface. The installation of the Desso GrassMaster system is

scheduled for the end of April.

With this type of pitch, the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) will have a

perfect pitch throughout the tournament. Over a short period of only

several weeks, the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) stadiums will be used

intensely for training and matches. Thanks to the reinforcement of

artificial grass fibres, Desso GrassMaster offers reliable pitches in

all weather conditions. After the tournament, the pitch will continue to

serve for football and for rugby games.

Stef Kranendijk, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Desso: “Supplying the stadium pitches for

Fifa’s admission that it has a ‘Plan B’ to stage the soccer World Cup elsewhere if South Africa is not ready in time has sent shockwaves throughout the country

Fifa’s admission that it has a ‘Plan B’ to stage the soccer World Cup elsewhere if South Africa is not ready in time has sent shockwaves throughout the country

Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. at a moment’s notice, the failure of the new football

stadium in Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth, city (1991 pop. 670,653), Eastern Cape, SE South Africa, on Algoa Bay, an arm of the Indian Ocean. It is a tourist center and a major seaport that ships diamonds, wool, fruit, and other items. to be ready in time for next year’s

Confederations Cup, the World Cup’s A full, uninterrupted rehearsal of a play with costumes and stage properties.

1. , and the

economic and political disintegration in neighbouring Zimbabwe have

combined to cast a pall of doubt over the event’s preparations.

Local Organising Committee (LOC LOC lines of code ) chief executive Danny Jordaan Danny Jordaan (born 1951) is a South African sports administrator as well as a former lecturer, politician and anti apartheid activist. He is best known for leading South Africa’s successful Football World Cup 2010 bid. was

caught by surprise and was reportedly “furious” over reports

in the local media quoting Fifa’s head, Sepp Blatter Joseph “Sepp” Blatter (born March 10, 1936 in Visp, Wallis, Switzerland) is the 8th and current president of FIFA. He was elected on June 8, 1998, succeeding Dr. Joo Havelange (Brazil). His Senior Vice President is Julio Grondona. , as saying

there was a Plan B in case South Africa was not ready to host the 2010

Something exhibited, especially as an outstanding example of its kind.

1. anything displayed or exhibited”I could not believe my ears and my eyes when I returned from

watching the final of the Euro 2008 in Vienna, Austria. I got numerous

calls from SA journalists wanting to know what is going on.

“I am amazed by these reports. Blatter Blat i. 1. To prate; to babble; to rail; to make a senseless noise; to patter.