My World Cup Moment: Hooked on the vibe

2010-07-09 10:49

I’m not an avid sports fan – for the very simple reason that people

invest their emotions in something they have absolutely no control over.

All that seemed forgotten on Saturday, June 12, when I made my way

to the Cricket Club Fifa Fan Fest in Polokwane.

I hate to admit it, but the bug had bitten me.

I was fully clad in

my Bafana Bafana soccer jersey, had a yellow soccer ball and my vuvuzela in


The atmosphere was untroubled and people were still in high spirits

after the Bafana draw with Mexico.

Rooting for Nigeria along with Nigerian

supporters I had just met there, I watched the match on the giant big screen and

was taken by the way this tournament has started as a game, but is evolving into

something more.

After the match I witnessed a sizzling performance by dance diva,

KB, and the mood turned electric.

KB’s performance was the highlight of my Fan

Fest visit, primarily because of her incredible stage act which mesmerised us


I will be gracing the Fan Fest regularly because of the amazing



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