Coined ‘iTikithi eSandleni’ AFCON 2013 campaign blitz, the LOC visited Johannesburg and Super Spar outlets in Thembisa Township on the East Rand and High Point Super Spar in Hillbrow, as well as a Call Centre in Midrand, this week.
The purpose of the visit was for the LOC CEO, Mvuzo Mbebe, and EQTickets CEO, Daki Nkanyane, to demonstrate to the media and the general public the functionality of both the purchase of tickets through an EQTickets KIOSK or via telephone through a call centre.
“The first person in the country to buy ticket(s) a will have that ticket or tickets converted into VIP for the Opening Match and Ceremony whilst the first 5 people at each host city to purchase tickets will be have their tickets converted into VIP for their chosen matches. We are therefore saying to the public out there ‘iTikithi eSandleni’ and prepare yourselves for a tournament that will be a memorable African experience even to the visitors from outside of our continent,” says Mbebe.
Other host provinces to be visited include Super Spar Outlets in Nelspruit (West End Mall Super Spar), Port Elizabeth (New Brighton Super Spar), Rusternburg (Rusternburg Square Super Spar), and Durban (Umlazi Mega City Super Spar. Proceedings begin from 10am.
Various football fans and the public cited that, they were happy with the ticketing system as opposed to the one used during the 2010 World Cup.
Tickets go are now on sale to the public at all Super Spar Outlets country wide or via the call centre on 0879803000, as well as through the Internet on www.afcon2013.eqtickets.com.
Tickets start from R50 for group matches and up to R200 for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.