Celebrities, media play Football Fridays


1 December 2009

With 2010 Fifa World Cup kick-off getting nearer by the day, celebrities and the media squared off in Tshwane/Pretoria on 27 November for the first Football Friday challenge match.

Diski Dancers, followed Motsweding FM presenter Sammy “Fever” Mashabane, got the crowds warmed up at Sammy Marks Square as the organisers, Brand South Africa and the City of Tshwane, encouraged locals to get into the spirit of South Africa 2010.

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Sammy Fever, gospel singer Ndhivhuho Matumba, kwaito star Mzambiya and hip hop artist Sliquor were among those who lined up for the celebrity team, while Thabiso Mosia of Kaya FM, OG Molefe of the e-news TV channel, and Phillip Bruwer from the Rekord newspaper were among those who turned out for the media.

The media team eventually emerged victorious after the game went to a penalty shoot-out.

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