Tag Archives: South Africa

Is FIFA money hungry or just a bunch of bullies?

June 25, 2010

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Is FIFA money hungry or just a bunch of bullies?

This is a guest post by Diana Tenjes who enjoys writing about the benefits of massage for her website Massage Bed. Despite all the wonderful and positive things that have come out of this World Cup, FIFA and its heavy-handed tactics are not going unnoticed. The world’s football governing body is not hiding the fact [...]

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Why aren’t more fans travelling to the world cup?

April 15, 2010

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Why aren’t more fans travelling to the world cup?

The World Cup is the most prestigious sporting event in the world. Occurring only every four years adds even more anticipation and excitement to a tournament teaming with intrigue, beauty, and elation from football fans around the world. Even the most uninterested or casual football viewers tune in to the World Cup. As the newest [...]

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NIKE unveils 2010 national soccer team kits

February 26, 2010

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NIKE unveils 2010 national soccer team kits

Many of the world’s leading players, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Robinho and Ji-Sung Park will take to the pitch in South Africa this summer wearing the most environmentally-friendly and technologically-advanced kit in football’s history. For the first time, all of Nike’s national teams, including Brazil, Portugal and The Netherlands, will be wearing jerseys made entirely from [...]

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Fans can tweet teams to victory in Sony Ericsson twitter cup

December 8, 2009

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With everyone gearing up for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Sony Ericsson is offering fans exclusive and exciting ways to support their team online and take them to victory in the first World Cup with social networking and media sharing at it’s heart As excitement builds in anticipation of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in [...]

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adidas and Zinedine Zidane create unmatchable kicking power for 2010 FIFA World Cup

October 30, 2009

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The new PREDATOR®_X delivers significantly more power then ever before adidas releases its PREDATOR®_X for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, a new football boot designed with French football legend Zinedine Zidane, that achieves the highest ball power, swerve and control ever achieved in the sport. Almost every country embraces the number 10 in football to [...]

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Interview: Gail Swartz, editor at www.soccerladuma.co.za

October 22, 2009

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What is the soccer blog web address? www.soccerladuma.com Who owns the blog? Soccer-Laduma How many people contribute content on the blog? At the moment around 6 journalists, including myself

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Interview: Springleap.com on 2010 Soccer World Cup

October 20, 2009

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Springleap.com is a crowd sourcing company currently embracing the fire set alight by the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup. Springleap.com runs a new themed t-shirt design competition every two weeks and at the moment the competition been voted on is called “Football Fever”. The designs received by the current community have been astoundingly good. You [...]

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Primedia Sport bags Soccer City naming rights

August 12, 2009

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Primedia Sport has acquired the commercial rights to Johannesburg’s most famous football venues. The appointed agent of Stadium Management South Africa, Primedia Sport is proud to be able to offer exciting new commercial and advertising opportunities at National Stadium South Africa (formerly known as Soccer City), Orlando Stadium and Dobsonville Stadium. National Stadium is being [...]

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Vodacom attempts new Vuvuzela Guinness World Record

July 21, 2009

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Imagine thousands of soccer fans blowing Vuvuzela’s simultaneously for a full 30 seconds before the start of a match? 300 volunteers to help make it all possible….and a new Guinness World Record is set. On Thursday, 23 July 2009, Vodacom will enhance its status as the voice behind the teams, when it spearheads a Guinness [...]

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Kaizer Chiefs unveils new Nike kit for new season

July 21, 2009

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Kaizer Chiefs have long been hailed as South Africa’s leading club for being both the country’s most successful and most supported team. The club has also become a rite of passage for young, great players to wear the club’s famous Kaizer Chiefs gold jersey.  For the 2009/2010 season their new home and away kits will [...]

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Hello Kuduzela, be very worried Vuvuzela

July 14, 2009

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South African National Parks (SANParks) and First National Bank (FNB) have unveiled a truly African icon that they believe will become synonymous with football and other sports in South Africa.  The “Kuduzela”, a wind instrument in the shape of a kudu horn, was launched at a press event held in Pretoria today. According to the [...]

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