Having successfully hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africans will be granted an opportunity to relive the World Cup memories.
FIFA and sponsors Coca Cola, will bring the coveted trophy to the country as part of the Coca-Cola’s World Cup Trophy Tour.
The Jules Rimet trophy will grace the South African shores in March and will allow the football fanatics in the country to pose with the most sought-after prize.
A word from the sponsors, Coca Cola is that the trophy will tour South Africa between the first and third of March, visiting Johannesburg and Cape Town.
It has been announced that former South African men’s senior team skipper, Lucas Radebe will welcome representatives for the occasion.
The Bafana Bafana legend is the tour ambassador and will ensure the FIFA delegate as well as Coca-Cola along representatives feel at home.
Furthermore, one of the country’s award-winning music artist, Cassper Nyovest, will entertain the crowds as one of the high profile international artists featured on the Coca-Cola anthem for this year’s event.
The global tournament is set to be staged in Russia in June this year and the tour is aimed at keeping the interest alive as the countdown is already underway.
As part of the tour building up to the highly anticipated tournament, Uganda will have an opportunity to see the trophy as it will be on display for two days at Lugogo Stadium on March 05.