Saturday, August 1, 2009

All 2010 World Cup Soccer stadiums will be ready by December 4 2009 !

Green Point Stadium. Click photo to see large, taken on July 31

All the 2010 World Cup stadiums (10) will be ready by December 4 2009 says the Chief Executive Officer of the Local Organising Committee Danny Jordaan
Jordaan was speaking after signing a contract with soccer's governing body FIFA for Cape Town to host the draw for the tournament on December 4

December 4 2009 is the date the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Draw takes place in Cape Town, the 32 teams will then be able to visit the completed stadiums they will be playing at in June 2010 Read here

The 2010 World Cup Final Draw will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 4 December this year. At least 5 000 guests and an estimated TV audience of 700 million people will watch the final draw being made.

This is also the start of the third phase of ticket sales from 5 December 2009 until 22 January 2010

The new Green Point Stadium will also have its ceremonial opening during that period, and will be officially handed over to the City of Cape Town by the contractors - a consortium of Murray & Roberts and WBHO - on 14 December.

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