Africa Fans

World Cup Viewing Parties

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced today that the club will help kickoff the World’s biggest soccer event, participating in viewing parties at different locations throughout the Chicagoland area for the 2010 World Cup Opening Match – South Africa vs. Mexico on Friday, June 11 at 9:00 AM CT, as well as the United States vs. England game on Saturday, June 12 at 1:30 PM CT.

The Fire will be on hand at Daley Plaza this Friday, June 11 at 9:00 AM CT for the World Cup kick off match between South Africa and Mexico. This event is free and open to the public. Jumbo screens will broadcast the game live on the plaza. In addition, Chicago Fire players Andrew Dykstra and Kwame Watson-Siriboe will attend the Saturday, June 12 watch party at Bull & Bear to support the United States’ World Cup effort as they face England at 1:30 PM CT. Fire mascot Sparky will also cheer on the U.S. against England that same day at a viewing party hosted by the South African Consulate at Montrose Park, which is free and open to the public.

The FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa will mark the 19th edition of the biggest soccer tournament and sporting event in the World. As the African continent will hold its first World Cup, the best 32 nations will battle to achieve one ultimate goal, the World Cup.


World Cup Opening Game: South Africa vs. Mexico at Daley Plaza

Who:               Chicago Fire Street Team

When:          Friday, June 11; 9:00 AM CT kickoff

Where:        Daley Plaza – 50 W Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602

What:             Celebrate World Cup Opening Ceremonies and watch South Africa vs. Mexico WC opening game on jumbo screens – hosted by the South African Consulate. This event is free and open to the public.


Bull & Bear World Cup Viewing Party for USA vs. England Match

Who:            Chicago Fire players Kwame Watson-Siriboe and Andrew Dykstra

When:          Saturday, June 12; 1:30 PM CT kickoff

Where:        Bull & Bear – 431 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60654

What:          Join the Chicago Fire as we celebrate the United States opening match against England in the 2010 World Cup.

 

USA vs. England Viewing Party at Montrose Park

Who:               Chicago Fire mascot Sparky and Chicago Fire Street Team

When:          Saturday, June 12; 1:30 PM CT kickoff

Where:        Montrose Park – Intersection of Montrose Ave. and Lake Shore Dr.

What:          Join Fire mascot Sparky and the street team for the USA vs. England Viewing Party at Montrose Park hosted by South African Consulate. This event is free and open to the public.