Category: 2010 Soccer World Cup

  • 2010 WC: Elaine Hurford — Me and my Vuvuzela

    From the threshold of the Great Karoo, 400 kms from the Green Point Stadium,  1100 kms from Soccer City,  the World Cup was something that was happening to other people. It wasn’t going to be great anyway. Tourists would be ripped off,  or worse, just ‘offed’ – I could see the headlines, feel the shame,  […]

  • 2010 WC: Hilary Bama — The African Wave

    On the 13th of June 2010 myself and three friends set out on a 14hrs roadtrip to Bloemfontein from Cape Town for the Cameroon-Japan game. Stopped over in Beaufort West and a few other small towns along the road. Our interactions with the locals was massive. The spirit of the World Cup, first ever on…

  • 2010 WC: Sally Grierson — Gees

    The shouting and excitement is over – the 2010 World Cup has come to an end. Congratulations to Spain who are the soccer champions but congratulations to South Africa and it’s people who are the real winners! [youtube VmAeY8mb11I 640] How does one pick a single moment of GEES from a month of excitement? Did…

  • Cape Town renewed & ready

    Cape Town is Africa’s creative and lifestyle capital, and a proud host city for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. There are few places in the world that can match Cape Town’s scenic beauty and superb tourist attractions. Cradled by majestic mountains and fringed by oceans, South Africa’s oldest city boasts breathtaking natural beauty, a melting…