Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Manchester United to play in South Africa

Manchester United football club  have confirmed they will visit South Africa as part of   their pre-season tour, where they are expected to play two matches next month

According to reports the  Red Devils will is expected to face  AmaZulu FC in Durban on July 18 and Ajax Cape Town in Cape Town three days later.

This will be  United's first visit since 2008 and  the tour will be sponsored by MTN, the club's mobile telecommunications partner in Southern Africa.

The opening match  will take place at the 54,000-capacity Moses Mabhida Stadium, venue for Spain's World Cup semi-final win over Germany, on Mandela Day.

"The training camp and matches in South Africa will be an important part of our preparations for the 2012/13 season and an excellent chance to renew our acquaintance with our loyal and enthusiastic fans in South Africa," said Red Devils chief executive David Gill.

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