Watch the World Cup in South Africa

The FIFA World Cup is the greatest
show on earth and tickets have been in huge demand for years.

An estimated global audience of 30
billion people will be watching on television during the tournament, which
kicks off on 11 June in Soccer City, Johannesburg,
South Africa.

As the tournament progresses, the
excitement builds to extraordinary levels. By the time the quarter-finals come
around, there will have been triumph and disaster, suspense and joy, on-pitch
surprises and colourful fans winning the hearts of a truly global audience.

And you could be a part of it,
there in person to not one but two quarter-final games. Caymanian Compass is
teaming up with Budweiser and Digicel in an exciting promotion to win an
expenses-paid trip to the FIFA World Cup quarter finals, held between 1 and 4
July, 2010.


Included in the grand prize are return
airfares for two people from Grand Cayman to Johannesburg; accommodation at the
AB InBev base camp hotel Balalaika in Sandton Johannesburg and all transfers.

This unprecedented prize also
includes security; welcome dinner for two people; travel insurance; pre and
post match hospitality; tours; room gifts and a fully branded travel pack.

A pair of tickets to both of the
FIFA World Cup quarter finals is the jewel in the crown of the prize.

Marketing Supervisor of Cayman Free
Press, Anne Mason, said that the company was delighted to be involved with the

“The World Cup is the greatest
sporting event in the world and to be part of a promotion with Budweiser and
Digicel to win a trip to South
Africa is just fantastic!” said Ms Mason.

In order to be included in the
grand prize draw, entrants must purchase a case of Budweiser, Bud Light or Bud
Ice at any participating store.

They will then receive a
competition entry card with a unique 6-digit number for each separate purchase.
Entrants can then enter the number on or text the
number to 2010 from both Digicel and LIME phones.

You may enter as many times as you
like as each number is unique.

Local relevance

Cayman Distributors are the
distributors of FIFA World Cup sponsors Budweiser on-island. Cayman
Distributors’ Frank Roulstone said that the competition was an incredible opportunity
for anyone with an affinity for football.

“It is without a doubt the largest
sporting event in the world and the many nations that have made it through to
the final include our neighbours in the United
States, Honduras
and Mexico.
With all the different nationalities based here it has a lot of local
relevance, too.

“It’s going to be a very exciting
time so we’re very excited to be involved – and Holland are going to win!” said Mr.

Digicel is the official regional
broadcast sponsor of the FIFA World Cup 2010 as well as a proud sponsor of the
Cayman Islands Football Association, supporting football at all levels, said
Victor Corocan, chief operating officer of Digicel Cayman.

“Digicel is delighted to join the
Caymanian Compass and Budweiser in supporting this fantastic promotion. Football
is a uniting force within the Caribbean,
presenting many opportunities for growth and development. 

“The prize trip to South Africa is
stunning and Digicel is proud to be able to contribute to such an exciting
promotion. One very lucky person and a guest, will be travelling in style to
watch the World Cup in South
Africa, which is truly the ‘opportunity of a

Prize draw

As well as the FIFA World Cup quarter
final tickets, entrants can also win many other prizes including tickets to
Cayman Islands Football Association FA Cup games plus a host of other World Cup
materials like balls, shirts and beach towels.

The final draw will be held at the
CIFA FA Cup Final on April 25.

For the record 32 nations will take
part in this year’s competition. All are divided into various groups.

Italy are
the defending champions from the 2006 tournament. A number of teams are strong
contenders this year including England,
Spain and Brazil.


The World Cup football’s biggest stage.
Photo: File

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