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Posted by on Feb 24, 2010 in JoBra, Sport | 2 comments

2010 World Cup Team Bases

Updated 03 June: This list of World Cup Team Bases has been updated and reposted with significantly more detail and information, including ratings from Neal Collins, links to hotel web sites and Google Maps links.
Please visit the updated post here

Fifa have released a list of the bases of the 32 nations competing in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa in June:

  • · Algeria, Zimbali Lodge, KwaZulu-Natal
  • · Argentina, High Performance Centre, Pretoria
  • · Australia, Kloofzicht Lodge, Gauteng
  • · Brazil, The Fairway, Cape Town
  • · Cameroon, Oyster Box, KwaZulu-Natal
  • · Chile, Ingwenyama Conference Centre, Lowveld
  • · Denmark, Simola Hotel Country Club, Knysna
  • · England, Bafokeng Sports Campus, Rustenburg
  • · France, Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa, Knysna
  • · Germany, Velmore Hotel, Centurion
  • · Ghana, Rhoode Valley, Eastern Cape
  • · Greece, Beverly Hills Hotel, KwaZulu-Natal
  • · Honduras, The Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg
  • · Italy, Leriba Lodge, Pretoria
  • · Ivory Coast, Riverside Hotel & Conference, Vaal, Gauteng
  • · Japan, Fancourt Hotel & Country Club, George
  • · Mexico, Thaba Ya Batswana, Johannesburg
  • · Netherlands, Hilton Sandton, Sandton
  • · New Zealand, Serengeti Estate, Gauteng
  • · Nigeria, Hampshire, Durban
  • · North Korea, Protea Hotel Midrand, Johannesburg
  • · Paraguay, Woodridge Country Estate, KwaZulu-Natal
  • · Portugal, Valley Lodge, Gauteng
  • · Serbia, Sunnyside Park Hotel, Johannesburg
  • · Slovakia, The Villas Luxury Suite Hotel, Pretoria
  • · Slovenia, Hyde Park Southern Sun, Johannesburg,
  • · Spain, NWU Campus, Potchefstroom
  • · South Africa, Southern Sun Grayston, Sandton
  • · South Korea, Hunters Rest Hotel, Rustenburg
  • · Switzerland, Emerald Resort & Casino, Vanderbijlpark
  • · United States, Irene Country Lodge, Pretoria
  • · Uruguay, Protea Hotel Kimberley, Kimberley

So now you know where to go to catch your favourite stars. It could be a pretty cool road-trip around the country to visit each of the bases and the stadiums. Then you could really say “I was there. Sort of!”


  1. The Potchefstroom training base for Spain was paid for entirely by the university. No FIFA or GOVERNMENT assistance. The facillities are ready today for the world cup. Tells me something…….The hosts South Africa were the last country to secure a training base. Odd hey?

  2. Most of the factor for the World Champion 2010 are saying Spain will win the title. But usually it isn't the big favourite that will win the tournament, so I think Brasil will make the race.


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