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Month: May 2007

Johannesburg gets the final

Organisers of the 2010 Soccer World Cup confirmed on Tuesday that Johannesburg will host the event’s final match.

Johannesburg City manager Mavela Dlamini welcomed the decision and said it would bring a renewed sense of urgency to the city’s preparations.

Source: IOL

So does that mean Cape Town gets the Opening Ceremony, then?

The Ball 2018 left England on 25th March 2018 and travelled to the World Cup in Russia.

The Ball 2014 kicked off from England on 9th Jan 2014 and headed to the World Cup in Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.