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Watch 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ live in South Africa!

May 23, 2018
Image source: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

TV personality and all around South African sweetheart, Minnie Dlamini, is not only taking over Russia but also looking for Russians to bring back home to experience the game once again Mzansi style!


Image source: Minnie Dlamini

Although 2010 is long gone and Philip left with it, South Africa has made a lasting impression on the world over. It was the first time that the soccer World Cup was hosted on African soil and South Africa made the continent proud. With brand new stadiums and a rich cultural foundation, SA superseded everyone’s expectations, changed misconceptions and held our reputation firm that South Africa is without a doubt a must-see tourist destination in the world.

Why South Africa is the best place to watch the FIFA World Cup

South Africa is officially one of the top five World Cup hosts of all time. This can easily be attributed to the fact that Mzansi is a leisure destination that has everything for everyone from:

  • Coastlines that stretch miles on end with beaches that are just as diverse as the country is
  • Award-winning golf courses that have lush greens for the avid golfer
  • Safari for nature lovers to watch and marvel at African wildlife
  • Nightlife that is a never-ending party
  • Outdoor lifestyle for adrenaline junkies that can get their fix by skydiving to bungee jumping

This list can literally go on and span well over two lifetimes.

Image source: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

Image source: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

But besides all of these marvelous traits, South Africa is the best place to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 because of the culture. Mzansi Africa has without a doubt a most diverse culture. With 11 official languages and numerous others that are unofficial, this is a nation that enjoys engaging with both the locals and visitors. Relishing in sharing our history and customs, all are welcome that wish to submerge themselves in our ways of living.

Fan culture

In addition to team apparel that can be found all over the world, South Africa has makarapas, team church robes, and the famous (or is it infamous) vuvuzelas. The frequency in which emits in the air is undeniable whether you are watching the game from a pub, fan park, or friends place. Either way, you will most likely than not be enjoying the game and the love of it with traditional braai meat usually served with pap and chakalaka.

Image source: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

Image source: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

Minnie Dlamini, presenter of Mzansi Magic’s lifestyle-meets-sports show Homeground, will be filming content for her show From Russia With Love. Catch her on her brand new show and all 64 action-packed games as it happens on SuperSport 3.

Please comment below and let the world know:

  1. How would you host our Russian visitors Mzansi style?
  2. What should our Russian visitors expect?
  3. What, in your humble opinion, makes us the best place on Earth to watch the beautiful game?
  4. Which teams are you looking forward to seeing the most?

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