The FIFA Fan Fest™ on the Grand Parade is full, with fans congregating early to watch Bafana Bafana take on Uruguay at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria tonight at 20:30. As people leave the FIFA Fan Fest™ more people will be let in by security staff.
Those members of the public who are not already in the Cape Town CBD are urged to go to the fan jols. The City has four fan jols which are open from 11:00 – 23:00 on all Cape Town match days, Bafana Bafana match days, as well as for the quater finals, semi finals and final game days.
- The Bellville Velodrome fan jol is situated in Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville and has a capacity of 6 000.
- The Swartklip fan jol is situated at the Swartklip Sports Complex on the corner of Tafelberg and Spine Roads in Mitchells Plain. It has an internal capacity of 850, and an external capacity of 5 000. Both areas have giant screens on which to catch all the action.
- The OR Tambo fan jol is situated at the OR Tambo Sports Centre, corner of Mew Way and Lansdowne Road, Khayelitsha and has a combined indoor and outdoor capacity of 4 000.
- The Vygieskraal fan jol is situated in Johnston Road, Athlone and has a capacity of 2500 on the grandstand and 5000 – 7500 on the field.
There is a host of entertainment at the fan jols and food and drinks are available. The fan jols make for an enjoyable evening for the whole family. Entrance to all the fan jols is free. It is expected that these fan jols will fill up quickly this evening with people wanting to watch the Bafana Bafana game, therefore the public are advised to get there early to avoid dissappointment.