SA’s Mamelodi Sundowns to play in Japan

Mamelodi Sundowns to play in the FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP hosted by Japan

The Embassy is proud to inform all sports fans that the Mamelodi Sundown Football Club from South Africa has recently secured a place in football history by becoming the champions of Africa, thereby confirming its place in the FIFA Club World Cup that Japan will host in December. They will play their first game in Osaka on Sunday, 11 December and their second game on Wednesday, 14 November, also in Osaka.

Volunteers of 18 years or older with conversational level Japanese and English who would like to assist at both games should please forward their names and contact details to Ms Kondo of the Embassy, at, by not later than noon on Monday, 5 December. Transport and/or accommodation as well as any personal expenses would be at own cost.

The team will also play in either the final game, or for a third place ranking, on Sunday, 18 December in Yokohama. Volunteers for this game would also be appreciated.

For information on the games, ticketing and venues, please visit the FIFA Club World Cup 2016 official English site at:  or Japanese site at: