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1 THE BEAT AT AFRICAS FEET LOC Presentation to Embassies 03 December 2012

2 The purpose of the report is to update Embassies about preparations for AFCON 2013 Purpose of the Report

3 Deliver seamless high quality event(s) South Africa is accustomed to. Reposition positively SAFA locally and in African football Get the Nation and Continent behind the events Enhance the Football Brand in Africa in general and South Africa in particular Create a platform to enhance brand SOUTH AFRICA on the continent Deliver net profits for SAFA LOC Objectives

4 Critical Success Factors FULL STADIUMS! FULL STADIUMS! FULL STADIUMS! Performance of and public support for Bafana Bafana leading to 2013/2014 and during AFCON/CHAN Flexible and appropriate OAA – CAF agreement Efficient coordination between LOC and Government in all sectors and across all spheres Governments total support and commitment Integrity, corporate governance and transparency Football stakeholders and institutions acting in unison LOC being seen to be and act as distinct persona Support of the Continent AFCON and CHAN - one integrated planning and create a two year platform

5 Board Members Adv. Chief Mwelo Nonkonyana (Chairperson) Mr. Mvuzo Mbebe (CEO) Hon. Minister Fikile Mbalula Hon. Minister Richard Baloyi Hon. Minister Dina Pule Hon. Minister Aaron Motsoaledi Hon. Minister Nathi Mthethwa Hon. Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Hon. Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk Hon. Deputy Minister Nhlanhla Nene Hon. Minister Naledi Pandor Mr. Kirsten Nematandani Mr. Mandla Mazibuko Dr. Irvin Khoza Dr. Danny Jordaan Dr. Molefi Oliphant Mr. Andile Ndengezi Mr. Poobalan Govindasamy Ms Nomsa Mahlangu Mr. Lucas Nhlapo Mr. Alpha Mchunu Mr. Elvis Shishana Dr. Robin Petersen Mr. Gideon Sam Mr. Zwelinzima Vavi Mr. Happy Ntshingila Ms Itumeleng Dlamini Mr. Hlaudi Motsoeneng Ms Nolitha Fakude

6 Click to edit Master title style 2013 AFCON VENUES 6 Groups Match Venue VSTSHVSTSCAF Hotel A 1.South Africa 2.Angola 3.Morocco 4.Cape Verde Moses Mabhida1.SS Elangeni 2.SS North Beach 3.PH Umhlanga Ridge 4.GC Umhlanga 1.King Zwelithini Stadium 2.Chatsworth Stadium 3.Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 4.Princess Magogo Stadium Sun Coast B 1.Ghana 2.Mali 3.Niger 4.DR Congo Nelson Mandela Bay1.GC Kings Beach 2.Marine Hotel 3.Paxton Hotel 4.Brooks Hill Suites 1.NMMU Soccer Fields 2.Westbourne Oval 3.Gelvandale Stadium 4.Zwide Stadium Radisson Blu C 1.Zambia 2.Nigeria 3.Burkina Faso 4.Ethiopia Mbombela1.PH Nelspruit 2.Ingwenyama C & SR 3.Mercure Hotel 4.PH Winkler 1.Kanyamazane Stadium 2.Ingwenyama C & SR 3.Nelspruit Rugby Club 4.Kabokweni Stadium Emnotweni Sun D 1.Ivory Coast 2.Tunisia 3.Algeria 4.Togo Royal Bafokeng1.Kedar Lodge Hotel 2.Hunters Rest 3.Kwa Maritane Lodge 4.Ivory Tree Lodge 1.Bafokeng Sports Campus 2.Olympia Park Stadium 3.Mogwase Stadium 4.Moruleng Stadium Cascade Hotel Opening & Finals FNB Stadium1.Monte Casino 2.GC MilPark 3.GC Maude 4.Gold Reef City 1.Orlando Stadium 2.Milpark Stadium 3.Rand Stadium 4.Dobsonville Stadium Sandton Sun

7 HOST CITIES

8 SOCCER CITY

9 SOCCER CITY – FACTS Total seat capacity: 87,226 Type of Grass on pitch: Kikuyu grass Floodlight Lux: Lux No of Video Screens: 2 JANUARYSunrise 05h19 to 05h42 Average TempH/26L/15 Sunset19h04 to 19h00Average Wind Speed14km/h Average rainfall123mm No of rainy days16 FEBRUARYSunrise 05h43 to 05h49Average TempH/20L/14 Sunset19h00 to 18h55Average Wind Speed14km/h Average rainfall97mm No of rainy days11

10 MOSES MABHIDA

11 MOSES MABHIDA – FACTS Total seat capacity: Type of Grass on pitch: Cynodon dactylon overseeded with perennial rye Floodlight Lux: 2000 Lux No of Video Screens: 2 JANUARYSunrise 04h59 to 05h24Average TempH/28L/21 Sunset19h00 to 18h54Average Wind Speed22km/h Average rainfall119mm No of rainy days15 FEBRUARYSunrise 05h25 to 05h32Average TempH/28L/21 Sunset18h54 to 18h47Average Wind Speed20km/h Average rainfall126mm No of rainy days13

12 NELSON MANDELA BAY 43269

13 NELSON MANDELA BAY- FACTS Total seat capacity (for AFCON): 43,269 (public seating) Type of Grass on pitch : Rye with Desso Floodlight lux: 2,300+ No of video screens: 2 JANUARYSunrise 05h10 to 05h38Average TempH/25 L/18 Sunset19h32 to 19h23Average Wind Speed28km/h Average rainfall32.7mm No of rainy days9 FEBRUARYSunrise 05h39 to 05h48Average TempH/25 L/18 Sunset19h23 to 19h15Average Wind Speed27km/h Average rainfall34.7mm No of rainy days9

14 MBOMBELA 43000

15 MBOMBELA – FACTS Total Seat Capacity: 43,000 Type of Grass on pitch: Perennial Rye & Kentucky Blue Mix Floodlight Lux: 2000 lux vertical (HDTV) No of Video Screens: Two (2) JANUARYSunrise 05h09 to 05h31Average TempH/29L/19 Sunset18h50 to 18h47 Average rainfall125.1mm No of rainy days14 FEBRUARYSunrise 05h32 to 05h39Average TempH/29L/19 Sunset18h47to 18h42 Average rainfall117.3mm No of rainy days12

16 ROYAL BAFOKENG 44364

17 ROYAL BAFOKENG – FACTS Total seat capacity: Type of Grass on pitch: Warm season: Kikuyu; Cool season: Rye Floodlight Lux: 2000 lux suitable for HDTV No of Video Screens: 2 JANUARYSunrise 05h23 to 05h46Average TempH/32L/19 Sunset19h06 to 19h03 Average rainfall78mm No of rainy days10 FEBRUARYSunrise 05h47 to 05h53Average TempH/31L/18 Sunset19h02 to 18h57 Average rainfall71mm No of rainy days8

18 THE BEAT AT AFRICAS FEET COMMUNICATIONS

19 LOC Objectives The Africa Cup of Nations Africas Premier Soccer Tournament Billions of TV viewers Millions of spectators and fans 16 teams for the biggest football event on the Continent

20 LOC Objectives Preamble The management of media operations, company reputation, corporate communication and positive media experience in the pursuit of LOC AFCON 2013 Objectives that will: Get the Nation and Continent behind the Event Give South Africans and the Continent reasons to believe in the Event Enhance the Football Brand in Africa in general and South Africa in particular Communications

21 LOC Objectives A seamless and positive experience for media at host cities and media centres Upholding the reputation and image of CAF and the LOC with media houses Positive public perception of the LOC and AFCON 2013 & CHAN Developing an AFCON & CHAN message plan across media types and touch points aligned to CAF and LOC milestones and activities - Full exploitation of media broadcast platforms Provision of facts and figures on the hosting and coverage of the Tournament Our Core Objectives

22 LOC Objectives Radio and TV Advertising Network Sessions Press Conferences Press Releases s Website: Facebook: Twitter: hhttps://twitter.com?caf_online YouTube: Reaching Our Targeted Audiences

23 LOC Objectives CELEBRATE AFRICA Our Core Messages CELEBRATE AFRICA The Beat at Africas Feet Eyethu-Be Part of It Its All About Football A Warm African Welcome In Pursuit of Excellence

24 A Successful Tournament Inspire the continent to be a part of Africas greatest tournament Mobilise a legion of fans who are passionate about football united by a common African identity (nationhood not nationality) AFCON is more than football, it is Africa at its best, celebrating African lifestyle Africa provides significant talent to world football. AFCON is about Africa for Africans CELEBRATE AFRICA Targeted Outcome of our Messages:

25 Ticketing 317 Spar and Super Spar Outlets are active in selling tickets Stadiums have been added as additional ticket sales points Ticket Sales to date Ticket design has been approved by CAF and submitted to supplier for Production Ticket collection date projected for December 10, tickets per PMA have been reserved for their purchase for their travelling spectators All CAF, VIPs and LOC Beneficiaries will have their ticket delivered to them on the January 09, 2013 Warwick is the partner for corporate and hospitality sales

26 Ticket Sales Channels INFO CALL CENTRE:+27(0) TELESALES NUMBER:+27(0) WEBSITE: HOSPITALITY SALES: WEBSITE: PHONE:+27(0)

27 Protocol DIRCO will confirm if the President will invite Heads of State for opening match Each Embassy will receive 2 VVIP and 2 VIP tickets when their team plays Only one Embassy vehicle will be allowed in the official team convoy 2000 spectator tickets will be reserved for sale to Participating Member Associations for each match Accreditation will not be issued to Embassy Protocol Officers

28 Medical Matters LOC will provide all team physicians a Medical handbook which will explain all medical issues including phone numbers of LOC and CAF medical Officers, hospitals and emergencies etc. All teams should provide the Medical files for the state of health of each player. All teams must possess an International Medical insurance for each of its players to cover any medical issues including: treatment, investigation for sports injuries etc. LOC & CAF will only provide first aid, but all medical interventions will be under the responsibility of the teams. All teams are required to take anti malaria pills and any required vaccinations before their arrival to South Africa Failure to comply with yellow fever regulations will result in refusal of entry

29 Medical Matters In terms of the OAA, all Delegation Members, Participating Member Associations, Referees etc are required to have their own personal medical insurance for medical treatment in South Africa. Whilst the LOC together with the government will endeavour to take care of all emergency matters, the final responsibility for fees in all such treatments is for the account of the individual Each hotel will have a Medical Treatment Room, where those requiring attention will be able to receive initial treatment, where after they will be directed to the nearest hospital if the situation so warrants. An ambulance will remain permanently on standby, equipped with a full life support system

30 Yellow Fever List List of countries for which a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for entry into South Africa. Angola Argentina Benin Bolivia Brazil Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Guinea-Bissau Congo Côte dIvoire Democratic Republic of the Congo Ecuador Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia French Guyana Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Kenya Liberia Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Panama Paraguay Peru Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Somalia Sudan Suriname Togo Trinidad and Tobago Uganda United Republic of Tanzania Venezuela Zambia

31 Accommodation CAF Headquarters will be at the SANDTON SUN HOTEL, Johannesburg CAF will have an operational hotel in each of the Host Cities, whilst for the opening and closing matches the SANDTON SUN will be used. Each Participating Member will be accommodated in a separate hotel as approved by CAF Administration and LOC, with distances from hotels to training sites / match venues varying from between 5 minutes to 30 minutes maximum Room reservations for Participating Members are: 12 Doubles (Players) 7 Singles (Officials) 1 Kit storage Room 1 Medical Treatment Room 1 Team Meeting Room, which in most cases will also serve as their dining hall for all meals Each official hotel will be serviced by an Information desk, supported by LOC Volunteers to assist with any queries

32 Visa Requirements A passport or travel document valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of your intended visit At least two blank pages in your passport for endorsements Two colour passport photographs Payment of the prescribed fee A valid visa, if required Sufficient funds to pay for your day-to-day expenses during your stay A return or onward ticket Yellow fever certificates if your journey starts or entails passing through the yellow fever belt of Africa or South America. Statement and/or documentation confirming the purpose and duration of your visit Undertakings by the host(s) in South Africa Medical cover

33 Safety and Security In terms of the Government Guarantees, all stakeholders involved with the Tournament have their safety guaranteed – providing they remain within the framework of the law. Security planning commenced in May 2012 with tactical planning at an advanced stage Embassies are requested to provide information about expected ticket demand, travel and accommodation of their nationals Intelligence will be shared mainly through the Embassy Security Liaison Office ALL Participating Members will receive protection services from the time of arrival in South Africa for the duration of their stay Each official CAF or Participating Member Hotel, will have the following: Venue Operations Centre (VOC). This is a full time operations office from which National Police will operate from within the hotel Accommodation for the protectors that are assigned to the Participating Team and or Referee and or CAF delegate Foot patrolling South Africa Police Services members in the precinct of the hotel

34 Safety and Security Each training venue will have the following: Between 4 and 6 private security and stewards whenever the team trains Between 2 to 4 private security on non training days Between 3 and 6 South African Police Services members Communications with both CAF & LOC All activities or proposed movements MUST be communicated through the TLO / TSLO before being actioned Follow CAF Security regulations and advices Obey all advices issued by CAF and or LOC Security instructions, in their best interest Accreditation The various state agencies, under the direction of SSA and the LOC – with the support of CAF, have finalised the online accreditation system – which is now operational. All other CAF stakeholders will be loaded into the system prior to arrival in South Africa and will receive their accreditation upon arrival in South Africa at their respective hotels

35 Transport ALL CAF delegates will be allocated the appropriate level of vehicles – with a dedicated driver - for the duration of their stay The Referees have also been allocated the necessary vehicles – with a dedicated driver - to execute their tasks Only one Embassy vehicle will be allowed in the team convoy ALL Participating Members have been allocated the following vehicles – with dedicated drivers - from time of arrival in the host city, for the duration of their stay: 1 x Luxury Coach 1 x Luggage vehicle 1 x Sedan for Head of Delegation

36 Air - Internal For the final group stage matches in each host city, teams will be flown to the assigned host city to complete their group stage matches Once the group stage matches are finished, teams will again be flown to the host city in which they have qualified to play Referees will be flown from Johannesburg to their match venue on match day -1 and return on match day +1

37 LAND BORDERS All land borders will also be operationalised in the same way as air borders, with specialized services to visitors arriving for the tournament The LOC however must stress that it is of vital importance that in respect of Participating Member Associations, CAF Delegates and or Referees and or CAF Commercial Affiliates / partners – that it is kept abreast of the intention of the parties to use a particular land border – date, time and entry point

38 MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES General reminders on Health and Safety requirements Most visitors to South Africa are required to be in possession of a valid Yellow fever Certificate In terms of the OAA, all Delegation Members, Participating Member Associations, Referees etc are required to have their own personal medical insurance for medical treatment in South Africa. Whilst the LOC together with the government will endeavour to take care of all emergency matters, the final responsibility for fees in all such treatments is for the account of the individual Each official CAF or Participating Member or Referees Hotel, will have the following : Medical Treatment Room, where those requiring attention will be able to receive initial treatment, where after they will be directed to the nearest hospital if the situation so warrants. An ambulance will remain permanently on standby, equipped with a full life support system

39 MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES Each Match Venue will have the following: Doping room and the necessary support personnel to assist the CAF Medical Doctor A separate Players, Spectators and VVIP Medical Treatment Room, where those requiring attention will be able to receive initial treatment, where after they will be directed to the nearest hospital if the situation so warrants. Each one of these areas will have the appropriately qualified medical personnel to deal with initial emergency matters 8 stretcher bearers for match activities on the field of play, 4 next to each team bench Ambulances (numbers are subject to the capacity of the stadium) will remain permanently on standby, equipped with a full life support system A specific area outside in the stadium precinct for managing disasters – in the event such occurs Each Participating Team will have the following: A dedicated ambulance that will remain permanently with the team (as also indicated above at their hotel), equipped with a full life support system

40 Campaigns endorsed by CAF HIV and AIDS Malaria Final Draw attended by 2000 guests Peace – African Union Education – One Goal Food Security has been added by the LOC Board

41 THE BEAT AT AFRICAS FEET THANK YOU


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