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Final Match of FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg Stadium South Africa

Final Match of FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg Stadium South Africa

This year world Cup was 19th football world cup. Thirty two teams were selected as participants of this football tournament. South Africa was proud host of this tournament. It was first African nation to host this event. This event greatly attracted flights to South Africa from all parts of the world. It took place for the duration of one month commencing from 11th June and ending on 11th July. There were 10 stadiums all over the country hosting FIFA including; Green Point Stadium Durban, Ellis Park Stadium Johannesburg, Free State Stadium Bloemfontein, Mbombela Stadium Nelspruit, Royal Bafokeng Stadium Rustenburg, Durban Stadium Durban, and Soccer City Johannesburg. The final was played at Soccer City Stadium Johannesburg, and it greatly attracted cheap South Africa flights.

A total of thirty two teams were selected for this tournament. These teams played round robin groups of four teams for points, and top two teams qualified for proceeding matches. All matches attracted huge volumes of South Africa flights with South Africa flights Sixteen teams reached to knockout stage of this World Cup. Three rounds were played to decide the participants of final match. People were very exciting for the final match. Large crowds of visitors flocked into the city of Johannesburg to watch live final match of FIFA 2010. The largest South Africa flights takers for final match were from Spain and New Zealand as these two countries teams qualified for final. This final was held on 11th July at Soccer City Stadium. Spain won the final by 1 0, and hence became winner of FIFA 2010 World Cup. The only goal of the match was scored by Spain in extra time. The former champion of FIFA was Italy and its first time in FIFA history that first time that two different European teams had become world champions in succession.

Special arrangements were made to host this tournament ranging from reconditioning of stadium to extending tourists places. This years World cup was the first any European country won outside its home ground. It created loads of travelers taken South Africa flights from UK to attend this mega event. There were all essentials to facilitate them as South African government gave utmost importance to this tournament and made some special arrangements to facilitate visitors to this country. This tournament attracted million of football lovers from all over the globe to this African nation. It was no doubt a must attend event.

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The FIFA World Cup 2010 Tournament

The FIFA World Cup 2010 Tournament

During the kick off celebration, you will witness international and African artist performances highlighting the best of African culture. You will expect a full African themed celebration concert on June 10, 2010. Major preparations are already being done to make this event an impressive African accented ceremony highlighting its deep tradition and heritage in the arts. The Republic of South Africa will present Zakumi as the official mascot for the FIFA World Cup 2010. You will still see major sponsors playing an important contribution in the events. These sponsors include McDonalds, Budweiser, Continental, Castrol, MTN, and Satyam. The partners include Adidas, Visa, Emirates, Hyundai, Sony, and Coca Cola. As a normal practice, the use of the words ‘official sponsor’, ‘product/service’, ‘official supplier’, ‘partner’, and ‘licensee’ as used in the FIFA World Cup will only be exclusively used for the official partners.

The FIFA World Cup 2010 will leave a legacy that will not only be felt within the whole of South Africa but across the continent because of the many improvements and economic boosts that it will generate for Africa. The level of infrastructure investments and developments are unprecedented and will create a major impact to the country’s future.

All athletes and fans will enjoy what the government of South Africa has prepared. The level of energy, commitment and display of skills will be displayed during the events but the level of appreciation for African culture and heritage is expected to increase. The best of South African practices and traditions, attractions, with warm and friendly people hosting the event will make tourists’ stay memorable. The excitement will not just be attached to watching the games. It will also come from the amazing tourist destinations that the country has prepared for this rare FIFA World Cup hosting opportunity.

The coming FIFA World Cup will again bring a lot of energy and excitement to the 32 competing teams. All of the athletes are aggressively preparing for the competitions and are eagerly waiting for the moment to step on the South African ground and grab the most coveted title to be the 2010 FIFA World Cup Champion. It will surely be a great experience for all the athletes whether they go home as winners or not. These 32 teams are already winners. However, the final moment of getting the title of being the FIFA World Cup 2010 Champion is what everybody will be fighting for.