Cape Town Hotels Prepare for the Next BIG World Event The 2010 FIFA World Cup
Released on: September 20, 2008, 8:06 am
Press Release Author: Jemes Wolly
Press Release Summary: The attention of hundreds of millions of football fans is now focused on South Africa, where the prestigious Football World Cup will be played. The winner of this event will win the FIFA World Cup, the ultimate symbol of international soccer supremacy.
Press Release Body: The attention of hundreds of millions of football fans is now focused on South Africa, where the prestigious Football World Cup will be played. The winner of this event will win the FIFA World Cup, the ultimate symbol of international soccer supremacy.
Every four years the World Cup tournament is held, with a different country hosting each time. This time around South Africa has been chosen, 2010 will be the first time the event will be held on African soil.
The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the governing body of soccer, is the sponsor of the World Cup. More than 140 nations are currently FIFA members. The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, and has since become the worldís most popular sports event, with the possible exception of the Olympic Games.
16 teams reach the world cup finals in South Africa. Countries that belong to FIFA pick an all-star team from their nationís best players. These men train together as a unit, and they play regional elimination rounds. Over the past two years, a series of 248 qualification games between 95 countries narrowed the field down to the final 16 teams.
Tens of thousands of fans from outside South Africa are expected to attend the games. Cape Town is currently the hottest spot in South Africa, and is host to group games, and at least 1 semi final.
Preparations are well underway for the showcase that is about to happen. After the completion of the Beijing Olympics in China, the world is now ready for the next big event, South Africa World Cup 2010.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup is being carefully planned to ensure that the event is more successful than ever. People around the world are waiting to see what South Africa can produce, and South Africa is certainly up for the challenge. New Cape Town Hotels are being built to accommodate the influx of travelling fans. Throughout South Africa, Hotels & Stadiums are being built, and facilities are being upgraded to accommodate the masses
Cape Town accommodation in particular is being booked up fast, and anyone wanting to attend this spectacular event is well advised to book now, to avoid disappointment.
The air is hot with anticipation, for the World Cup 2010 South Africa, is almost here!
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