WOZA SA 2010 WOZA
Bloemfontein is situated in the centre of South Africa and is the capital of the Free State Province as well as the judicial capital of South Africa.
Major attractions in Bloemfontein include Kings Park with its 400 Rose Bushes as well as the Free State Botanical Gardens which covers an area of 70 hectares and has over 400 species of plants.
FREE STATE STADIUM
The Free State Stadium, also known as the Vodacom Park currently holds a capacity of 38 000. A 2nd tier will be added to the main Grand Stand on the West Side of the Stadium increasing the capacity to 48 000. The proposed budget for the stadium is about R250 million.
The Official Bloemfontein Fan Park will be either located at Hoffman Square or the Mangaung Outdoor Sports Centre (Photo). Other public viewing areas include the Mabana Stadium in Thaba Nchu as well as the area outside the Botshabelo Stadium.
PARK & RIDE
The Park & Ride Areas designated for the 2010 FIFA World Cup will be chosen from the following areas: The Windmill Casino between the N1 and city centre, Northridge Mall situated adjacent to Eufees Road, University of the Free State which is West of Bloemfontein or the Old Bloemfontein Race Course situated on the N8 near Bloemfontein Airport.
Furthermore Park & Walk Sites are to be chosen from the following, Fontein Street Municipal Garage, Grey School College, St Andrew School, HTS Louis Botha School and Dr Viljoen School.
The major transport projects for Bloemfontein 2010 are as follows:
Upgrading of Parfitt Avenue and Nelson Mandela Avenue
Intermodal Public Transport Facility.
IRPTN (Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network)
Accommodation for the 2010 World Cup currently has availability in the following areas, Universitas, Brandwag, Westdene and the CBD Area in order of amount. The current accommodation available includes Hotels, Lodges, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts Self Catering, Schools & Universities as well as private dwellings made available. Surrounding Areas to Bloemfontein have also been targeted to assist in accommodation such as Ventersburg, Fouriesburg, Springbok, Welkom, Kuruman & Kimberley.
Did anyone get tickets for the Final or Opening Ceremony?