Treat for football fans: FIFA Confederation cup final
HARARE – Zimbabwe soccer fans keen to watch the FIFA Confederation cup next week, have an opportunity to watch the final to be played on June 28.
A comprehensive package was unveiled by Go-Liner, one of the emerging players in the transport industry. The package includes match tickets, three star accommodation for two nights and a return ticket.
Soccer fans would also have their bed and breakfast covered under the package. The package is pegged at US$450.
A shuttle service is available to the match venue which is Ellis Park Stadium as well as complimentary T-shirts, caps and bags.
This tour package is supported by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, the Zimbabwe Football Association and the Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters Association.
A provisional itinerary released to the media shows that the soccer fans will leave Zimbabwe on the 26th of June at 1900 hours and are are expected to have arrived in Johannesburg the following day giving time for for checking in, resting and possible shopping.
There is also a possibility of touring Jo’burg, if time permits.
Fans will watch the final match before returning the same day arriving early in the morning the following day.
It is expected that by participating in the confederation cup, which is more like a dress rehearsal of the World Cup, local players in various sectors are showing that they are also prepared to host delegates next year.
This initiative has long term benefits which are likely to be realized next year as preparations for the world cup step up.