course of the Festival of Champions, FIFA.com
has been providing you with a host of video interviews,
features and match highlights from the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009. The following is a brief overview of the most tantalising videos currently available.
At the beginning of the tournament, we took you on a ‘Soweto sojourn’. Johannesburg’s largest township offers a multitude of cultural highlights and is definitely worth a visit. Be sure to take a check out our exclusive footage of the local area.
The short film ‘Thrills en route to Ellis Park Stadium’ was an emotional ride in a minivan as FIFA.com accompanied a group of South African football fans on their way to the Opening Match against Iraq.
The Bafana Bafana’s visit with Nelson Mandela was also a moving occasion for everyone involved. See for yourself how the South African national team got on with the former President of the host nation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
You can also watch exclusive interviews with Ottmar Hitzfeld, Raymond Domenech, Marcel Desailly, Giuseppe Rossi, Carlos Bocanegra and many of the other big names in attendance at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 in the Videos section of FIFA.com, where the views and experiences of players, coaches and fans who made the trip to the showpiece tournament are revealed.
The Brazilian and South African squads’ video diaries were particularly popular among FIFA.com users. Observe how both sides prepared for their respective matches and get exclusive insights regarding their daily routines.
In addition, be sure to see player profiles of talents such as Luis Fabiano, Maicon, Gilberto Silva, Steven Pienaar, Aaron Mokoena and Macbeth Sibaya, and find out more about the key players in the Brazilian and South African national teams.
The biggest hit among FIFA.com users was, without a doubt, the daily highlights videos from all of the games at this year’s FIFA Confederations Cup. Relive all of the goals and match action from a competition which culminated in electrifying fashion, with the Auriverde claiming their second successive title.
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