2010: Our Cup runneth over

Good news from FIFA: not only have two million tickets been sold to date, a recent poll reveals that South Africans are ‘overwhelmingly positive' about hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

28 Jan 2010

2010 FIFA World Cup: two million tickets sold

The number of tickets sold so far for the 2010 FIFA World Cup has reached the two million mark, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke told a media briefing yesterday, Wednesday, 27 January 2010, at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 28 Jan 2010

Botswana's supporting role in 2010

When South Africa won the bid to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup, this presented an opportunity for Botswana to position itself and take advantage of the many football spectators, tourists and potential investors that are expected to visit southern Africa during that time.

18 Sep 2007