- South Africa is host to the 2010 World Cup. Get a behind-the-scenes looks at Cape Town's soccer scene with this football-focused tour of Cape Town. If your heart beats for football, this Cape Town World Cup tour is for you!
Visit the outside of Greenpoint stadium at Signal Hill, which will host Cape Town's first World Cup match on 11 June 2010. Then gain entry into one of the city's Premier League facilities and find out about the development of soccer in South Africa. You will learn not only about FIFA and SAFA but also get the chance to practise your own soccer skills on this must-do tour for football fanatics!
The tour begins at Signal Hill with an introduction into South African football outside the Greenpoint Stadium. You will get a perfect view of the impressive newly-built stadium that will hold almost 70,000 spectators. Learn about the stadium's history and gain insight into the controversy that surrounds the funding of a World Cup in a country stricken with poverty.
From the stadium, the tour moves to one of the city's Premier League Clubs where you will tour the facilities and hopefully catch a glimpse of the players! After refreshment it's time for a short game against a local football team in a nearby township, where you will feel the passion the people of Cape Town have for soccer at first hand.
At the end of the tour you will have a fantastic perspective on soccer in Cape Town and sense the excitment that is building ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
Note: During the 2010 FIFA World Cup period (10 June to 20 July inclusive) the Premier League Club visit will be replaced by a visit to the District Six Football Museum.
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