Wednesday, December 02, 2009




The Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Tournament will take place on Friday 4 December 2009 in Cape Town. The draw will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Friday evening and will start at 19h00 South African Local Time.

The entertainers set to perform live at the Draw include the Grammy Winning Soweto Gospel Choir as well as South African Music Icon Johnny Clegg.

A host of other stars & celebrities will be attending the Draw including South African Oscar Winner Charlize Theron who will be the Guest Presenter along with FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke. Other celebrities include Football Star David Beckham, Athletics Legend Haile Gebrselassie, SA Cricket Star Makhaya Ntini as well as SA Rugby Captain John Smit.

President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma and FIFA President Sepp Blatter will open the evening. Football Legends Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini, Eusebio, Roger Milla will also be amongst the guests appearing at the Draw. Our very own Nobel Peace Prize Winners FW de Klerk, Desmond Tutu & off course Nelson Mandela who will address the audience through video conferencing will also partake in the draw.

The Draw Procedure for the 2010 World Cup will be as follows:


Hosts South Africa will automatically be Given Position A1

The remaining 7 seeded teams will be drawn into Groups B-H and will automatically take the first position in the Group they draw ie: B1, C1, D1 etc.

No 2 teams from any Confederation Can be Drawn together in the Group Phase with the exception of Europe.

Teams Pots will be emptied 1 by 1 from Each Pot.

Groups will be filled in order from Group A – Group H

Positions in the Groups for Pots 2-4 are to be drawn separately.

In Pot 3, No African Team can be drawn with South Africa and no South American team can be drawn with Brazil or Argentina.


Well for Bafana Bafana the best possible draw would be as follows:

Pot 2 - New Zealand
Pot 3 – Chile or Uruguay
Pot 4 – Switzerland, Slovenia or Slovakia

At all costs we must avoid France and Portugal from Pot 4.


The 3rd Phase for Tickets for 2010 World Cup Matches will go on Sale from Saturday 5 December 2009 and run until 22 January 2010.

This Phase will run in the same format as Phase 1 sales, whereby all applications for tickets are accepted and be placed into a Random Draw on February 1 2010 after which applicants will be notified whether their application was successful or not. So no need to rush and considering the draw will have taken place on the 4th you can select the games you like.


1 comment:

  1. pot A

    S.A - A1
    Mexico -A2
    Uraguay -A 3
    France - A4

    Pot B

    Argentina B1
    Nigeria - B2
    Korea republic - B3
    Greece - B4

    Pot C
    England - C1
    USA - C2
    Algeria - C3
    slovenia - C4

    pot D
    Germany D1
    australia - D2
    Serbia D3
    Ghana - D4

    Pot E
    Netherlands E1
    Denmark - E2
    Japan - E3
    Cameroon - E4

    Pot F
    Italy - F1
    Paraguay - F2
    New zealand F3
    Slovakia - F4

    Pot G
    Brazil G1
    Korea DPR - G2
    Ivory coast - G3
    Portugal - G4

    Pot H

    Spain -H1
    Switzerland - H2
    Honduras - H3
    Chile - H4


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