Communities in Sedibeng to enjoy the FIFA 2010 World Cup matches

Public Viewing Areas in Sedibeng
  A sense of great excitement is gathering in the Sedibeng District following the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour to Vanderbijlpark yesterday and as posters, flags and billboards continue to be put up across the District as well as Public Viewing Areas being confirmed.

People living in Emfuleni, Midvaal and Lesedi can watch the 2010 FIFA World Cup games at any one of the public viewing areas that are being arranged across the Sedibeng District.

The two main public viewing sites are being set up at:
• Constitutional Square in the Vereeniging CBD and at the
• Saul Tsotetsi Sports Centre in Zone 14, Sebokeng

Secondary viewing sites are being set up at the following venues in Emfuleni:
• Bophelong Community Hall
• Boipatong Community Hall
• Rus-ter-vaal Community Hall
• Matsie Steyn Primary School
(Sharpeville)
• Noordvaal Community Hall
• Tshepo Themba Hall
(Residensia)
• Wilboreforce College (Evaton)
• Palm Springs Recreational Centre
• Mojalathuto Primary School
(Small Farms)
• Roshnee Sports Complex

In Midvaal, secondary public viewing sites will be located at:
• Sicelo Sports Complex
• Lakeside Multi Purpose Centre

In Lesedi, viewing sites are being arranged at:
• Vishkuil / Endicott
• Devon / Impulelo
• Ratanda Multi Purpose Centre
(Heidelberg)
• Ratanda Youth Centre

Sedibeng’s 2010 Task Team members are working around the clock to ensure that the residents living in the three local councils and across the Sedibeng District at large can share the 2010 FIFA World Cup excitement.

Information on Primary Public Viewing Areas:

Constitutional Square in the Vereeniging CBD

  • Food and drink – A range of eats and drinks will be available to buy.
  • Entertainment – A daily entertainment programme has been lined up, including live music, dance performances and DJs.  There will be a playground with jumping castles and swings for the children.
  • Seating – Only 500 seats are available.
  • Entrances – The entrance to the Public Viewing Aras is in Joubert Street.
  • Security – There will be security and policing at the venue.
  • Availability of drinking water – Drinking water will be available.
  • Ablution facilities – There will be adequate ablution facilities.
  • Any other special offerings – There will be a braai area for those people that want to braai.
  • Games – All games will be broadcast.

Saul Tsotetsi Sports Centre in Sebokeng

  • Food and drink – A range of eats and drinks will be available to buy, including traditional food, hotdogs, hamburgers, etc.
  • Entertainment – Shivava Cultural Festival, local artists and various DJs will perform on certain days.
  • Entrances –  There will be various public entrances.
  • Security – There will be 24 hour security at the venue.
  • Availability of drinking water –  There will be drinking water outlets at the venue. 
  • Ablution facilities –  Both venue toilets and portable toilets will be available.
  • Any other special offerings – There will be special product give-aways by Boxer Super Stores and Unilever
  • Games – All games will be broadcast.

For more information, residents can call the Sedibeng 2010 Hotline on 016 430 4470.

 
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