Wednesday, 09 June 2010
Mandela hoped to make an appearance
Former President Nelson Mandela said yesterday the World Cup is an important symbol of unity ariund the world. "It symbolises around the World the power of football to bring people together from all over the world regardless of language ,the colour of one's skin, political or religious persuasion," he said in a statement. Mandela's family has said that the world's statesman who turns 92 next month, is increasingly frail and rarely appears in public. However he could make a brief appearance at tommorrow's World Cup 2010 opening match between South Africa and Mexico and soccer city.
In preparation for World Cup mania people are still enquiring about Vuvuzelas; Goggolos, Supporter scarves, soccer shirts and other soccer supporter gear.