"It is more than fitting that, after 80 years of passion and emotions, the FIFA World Cup will arrive on the African continent for the first time in 2010.
The fervour is already palpable within South Africa and all around the world: everyone wants to share in this extraordinary event with the best 32 teams competing for the ultimate title in the football calendar."
Jerome Valcke, FIFA Secretary General
There will be thirty-two national football teams from the six FIFA Confederations represented in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
A total of sixty-four World Cup matches will be played over a period of twenty-five match days from 11 June to 11 July 2010 in the nine South African 2010 Host Cities.
The French team will be staying at Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa and the Danish team at Simola Hotel, both only a 40 minute drive from Plettenberg Bay.
Port-Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay) will host 8 games in 2010: 5 x 1st round matches, 1 x 2nd round, 1 x quarter-final and the 3rd place play off
|Korea Republic – Greece
||12 June 2010
|Ivory Coast – Portugal
||15 June 2010
|Germany – Serbia
||18 June 2010
|Chile – Switzerland
||21 June 2010
|Slovenia – England
||23 June 2010
|Preliminary Round : 1A - 2B
||26 June 2010
|Quarter Final : 5 - 7
||2 July 2010
|3rd Place : Loser 1 - Loser 2
||10 July 2010
Cape Town will host 9 World Cup matches:
Six 1st round matches, one second round, one quarter final and a semi final at the 2010 World Cup.
Please note that kick-off times are subject to possible change, without prior notice. For more information, click here