Cape Town - Stadium Management SA (SMSA) together with the South African Football Association (SAFA) are encouraging South African’s to come show their love for Bafana Bafana in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Nigeria at FNB Stadium on Saturday, November 17.
SMSA and SAFA are focused on getting South African’s from all walks of life to get behind the national football team for this momentous match. Bafana Bafana need the support of South Africa in the stadium on match day.
Spectators will not have to pay for parking around the stadium and uniformed private security will assist the SAPS to keep cars safe. The free parking has specifically been put in place to reduce the economic restrictions for spectators to attend the match.
The stadium opens at 11:00 on match day, with bars and food stalls also open for spectator’s convenience from this time. The crowd will be entertained by a pre-match performance from AKA at 14:45 and the match is set to kick-off at 15:00.
Tickets for the match are on sale at Computicket, Money Market Counters at Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores nationally, tickets start at R60 per person.
Stadium Management SA CEO, Dr. Jacques Grobbelaar said, “The match is almost upon us, and both Bafana Bafana and Nigeria are preparing for this important match. SMSA is ready to welcome our national team back to the home of soccer and we are behind Bafana Bafana and coach Stuart Baxter in their qualification campaign.
"Providing the infrastructure and logistical support required is only one-part of our focus ahead of such an important match. Our support for our national teams is just as important. This is a rare occasion where South Africa can come together and show the world the true spirit of the rainbow nation. Let’s get behind Bafana Bafana and show them what support really means."