The Football for Hope Festival

The official opening of FIFA's Social Corporate Responsibility Campaign


The Football for Hope Centre Kick-Off will take place in Cape Town after the Final Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, on 5 and 6 December 2009. The event will celebrate the inauguration of the first Football for Hope Centre, constructed in the community of Khayelitsha.

“20 Centres for 2010”
is the Campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. Its aim is to raise funds to create twenty Football for Hope Centres for public health, education and football for youth across Africa.

During this day different celebrities from all over the world will give skill training, social education and social skills training to the children.

8 teams will battle in a 5-a-side round robin competition. During the competition there will be no referees and the teams will negotiate their own rules to promote communication, understanding and respect.

Make sure you’ll be there
and show your support on 5 - 6 December 2009. For a full overview of the Final Draw festivities, read our Final Draw 2010.

For the news about the Final Draw and the group fixtures of the World Cup, browse our FIFA 2010 Section or subscribe to our free monthly Editor’s Picks Newsletter.

You can also follow us on Twitter @wcsoccer2010.

Interested in seeing
where the stadiums, fan parks and other interesting 2010 locations are situated? Download our innovative Google Earth 2010 map.

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