You won’t hear me say this often, but I wish I was in Jozi this weekend!
Why, because the Barclays English Premier League Live is going to be shown on a 100 square metre screen at Zoo Lake, well, LIVE.
So what all will you see and whats there… Pretty much all that a premiership loving forty fan could desire! From getting up close and personal with the trophy itself in The Trophy Zone, testing your skills in ‘The Pitch Zone’, to getting the chance to meet former Bafana Bafana stars Mark Fish and Lucas Radebe, The Barclays English Premier League Live will have it all.
List of matches to be shown:
Saturday 29 March – Opens at 12:00 and closes at 22:00
14:45 – Manchester United v Aston Villa
17:00 – Chelsea v Crystal Palace
19:30 – Arsenal v Manchester City
Sunday 30 March – Opens at 12:00 and closes at 20:00
14:30 – Fulham v Everton
17:00 – Liverpool v Tottenham
Here is the best part… ADMISSION IS FREE!!! It is based on a first come first-served basis though.
Visit BPLLIVE.COM for even more info.
Some more in depth details of the zones:
The Trophy Zone– fans will be able to get up close with the Barclays Premier League Trophy.
The Club Zone– supporters will be able to learn more about the 20 Barclays Premier League clubs, and through green screen technology, will be able to picture themselves lifting the Barclays Premier League Trophy decorated with the ribbons of their favourite club.
The Screening Zone– supporters will experience the noise and excitement of match-day before learning all about the winning teams and captains of the Premier League in this exclusive film.
The Pitch Zone– there will be a mini-football pitch where Barclays Premier League clubs will be conducting skills sessions with local football teams, and there will also be the chance for young fans to have a game of football run by Premier League community coaches.
The Skills Zone– there are three football skills pods for supporters to test their accuracy, close control and shooting power.
The Live Match Zone– the main arena where fans will watch the live Barclays Premier League on a giant 100 metre square screen, the biggest screen in South Africa.