Gotta love the cheek and humour of South African advertising. See Nando’s latest

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NANDO’S CHEEKY HUMOUR Nando’s have long been known for their topical ads whose cheeky and often subversive humour poke fun and  ruffle feathers (an appropriate analogy for a fast food restaurant  chain specializing in chicken).  Their latest one is another classic: Free Nando’s for Mexico – if they lose Prior to yesterday’s game, Nando’s  was offering the Mexican football team […]

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Fan Fests, Public Viewing Areas and Township TVs … if you haven’t got tickets to the games

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FAN FESTS WORLD CUP SOCCER 2010 Two FIFA Fan Fests™ will be held in Johannesburg.  There is free entrance;  all matches are broadcast live . There are high quality giant screens. The FIFA Fan Fest™ is an all day event .Prior to and after matches, the stage/screen is used for entertainment programmes.  Food, beverage and Official […]

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Getting to the Game

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Joburg Transport to the Games I have summarized information from the Joburg.org.za website and from ticketbreak.co.za website. Tickets to the Park and Rides/Walks can be booked at ticketbreak.co.za  IF you do not have your own car you will need to use DROP AND RIDE A Drop & Ride will be provided at Westgate where fans […]

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Upmarket soccer gifts and mementoes

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Jewellery  mementoe of the World Cup Soccer Designed exclusively for Tinsel by Geraldine Fenn, [one of South Africa’s foremost young jewellery designers], this tiny football man charm is the perfect way to celebrate soccer fever!   Made in sterling silver and available in two sizes as either a pendant, keyring, ring or earrings, this little guy will […]

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Johannesburg transport plans for World Cup 2010 Soccer

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Nthambeleni Gabara’s article  www.sa2010.gov.za  5 May 2010   (entire article copied below): Johannesburg – The City of Johannesburg unveiled a comprehensive transport plan aimed at encouraging local and international soccer fans to use public transport during the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament.    The City’s executive mayor, Amos Masondo, said they were on track and ready to […]

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