With just eight FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers taking place, the 12 August matchday ensures that fans, fantasy managers and predictors alike can pay careful attention to every one of those important fixtures. FIFA.com provides a variety of ways in which you can enjoy the South Africa 2010 preliminaries.
Live the fantasy
Managers have been hard at work trimming and shaping their teams for Matchday 11 of McDonald's FIFA World Cup Fantasy. The points up for the winning could play a big part in getting them closer to the grand prize: a trip to South Africa 2010. Matchday 11 also provides the perfect opportunity for fantasy newcomers to jump in and get some valuable experience, before the intensity of the back-to-back matchdays in September, which will cover some 75 qualification matches!
McDonald's FIFA World Cup Fantasy Matchday 11 deadline: 11:00 (GMT), 12 August 2009
Predictor: doing the double
It's a double header for predictor fans next week. On Wednesday, McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor takes centre stage, followed by the kick-off of FIFA World Leagues Predictor Season 3 over the weekend. There are weekly FIFA World Leagues Predictor prizes, along with one very special grand prize. Make sure you don't miss the kick-off!
McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor Matchday 11 deadline: 00:00 (GMT), 12 August 2009
FIFA World Leagues Predictor Round 1 deadline: 00:00 (GMT), 15 August 2009
A hugely popular FIFA.com feature, the EMIRATES MatchCast allows fans to follow all the live qualification action in one place. View live scores and read play-by-play coverage of each and every live qualifier. Not enough? Scroll through up-to-the minute photo-galleries and communicate with other fans through live chat.
Win FIFA World Cup tickets
In keeping with the spirit of rewarding active FIFA.com Club members, we are giving away a massive monthly prize: a trip for two to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. All you have to do is be a registered member of FIFA.com and answer one monthly quiz question. August's quiz question is already live, so be sure to get on over to the club and enter before the mid-month deadline.
There you have it, a ton of different ways in which to enjoy another round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Enjoy the qualifiers, and see you in September!