2010 FIFA World Cup: draw accreditation

The accreditation process for the Final Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa in Cape Town will start on October 1 via the FIFA Media Channel: click here.

The deadline for accreditation applications is October 30.

The draw event will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on December 4. Media-related information for the draw, i.e. media accommodation, media facilities and activities throughout the draw week will be published on the FIFA Media Channel.

The applicant’s information will be subject to a review process by FIFA, the Organising Committee for the FIFA World Cup as well as the mandatory security screening conducted by the South African National Intelligence Agency.

Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail.

2018/2022 FIFA World Cup Bidding Country Media Expo

Within the context of the Final Draw, FIFA has organised a media event in which the 11 bidders for the 2018 and/or 2022 FIFA World Cup (Australia, Belgium-Netherlands, England, Indonesia, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, Qatar, Spain-Portugal, Russia and the United States) will be able to present their bids to the international media.

This event will take place at Workshop 17 (Waterfront V&A) from 9.00-12.00 on December 4 and will include interview opportunities with representatives of the bidders. Media transport will be arranged from the media hotels and the CTICC to Workshop 17.

Please note that this event is independent from the Final Draw and that a separate media accreditation will be required to access the event. The accreditation procedure for this bidders media event will be conducted via the FIFA Media Channel, where a specific accreditation form will be available. More information will be published on the FIFA Media Channel in due course.

For further information on the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, please visit the competition’s official webpage on

FIFA Media Channel

Media representatives who have not already registered for the FIFA Media Channel can do so at

The FIFA Media Channel is the primary communication channel between FIFA, the local organising committee of each FIFA competition and the media. This password-protected online service is designed to provide media professionals with details on
activities, including press conferences, team training sessions and other media resources, information on competition media facilities, including stadium media centres (SMCs), ticketing, FIFA and LOC media contacts, and any special media announcements.

Approval to access the FIFA Media Channel does not mean you have been granted accreditation. The media accreditation process for any FIFA competition requires the completion of an accreditation form via the FIFA Media Channel that is specific to the event.

Further information from:

FIFA Media Department Zurich – tel.: +41-43/222 7272 – fax: +41-43/222 7373 or e-mail:

FIFA Media Office Johannesburg – e-mail:, Delia Fischer, mobile: +27832010470, Wolfgang Eichler, mobile: +27832010471, Jermaine Craig, OC Media Manager, e-mail:, mobile:+27832010121

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