THE Soweto Derby – Orlando Pirates vs Kaizer Chiefs – is without a doubt the biggest event on the soccer calendar. The game draws the biggest crowds in South Africa and is the highlight of all die-hard soccer fans. On the 1st of November, at the FNB Stadium, these two teams will go head to head in their first Absa League clash of the season.
Chiefs came out victorious at the last battle of the giants, but this is a new day and a new battle. While the outcome is unknown what is certain is that it’s going to be memorable.
Vodacom, proud sponsor of both teams are giving the power to the fans. For the first time ever, fans from all corners of the country will be able to follow the pre-match official press conference to be held on Thursday 30th October, at 1pm, which is taking place at Maponya mall. The proceedings will be streamed live via Vodacom Youtube. Fans can hear firsthand what the coach and players have to say about the upcoming clash.
To bring the fans one step closer to the team, Vodacom is inviting the fans to ask the coach or captain a question of which two questions will be selected for each team, and will be asked at the press conference. The fans who posted them will each get five free tickets to the game. To get involved Tweet your question using #vcsowetoderby.
Fans that can make the trip to Maponya Mall on Thursday 30 October at 2pm will be able to have their photo taken with their favourite Orlando Pirates player at the Vodacom photo booth.
It gets even better! On game day fans at the stadium can visit the Vodacom Fan Zone which will be equipped with phone charging stations and airtime sales points. There will be music and high energy, fun competitions and activities with awesome prizes. One lucky fan will win the grand prize that will change his or her life forever! Be at the Vodacom Fan Zone on game
day, to find out how.