Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Bloemfontein: The organisers of Macufe Cup, C-Squared, held a media launch yesterday; 10 October 2018 at Siwelele Park,
Bloemfontein Celtic training ground.
The launch of Macufe Cup confirmed that despite financial challenges and uncertainty around Celtic, the fixture will go ahead as planned on Sunday.
The exhibition match between Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and Celtic form part of festivities at the annual Macufe Festival in Mangaung.
The arts and culture festival started on October 5 and the football match between Celtic and Chiefs at the Free State Rugby Stadium forms part of final day activities on Sunday.
Celtic chief executive, Khumbulani Konco rejected the claims doing the rounds that the soccer match was in jeopardy. “There were never any doubts about the match,” Konco said.
The exhibition soccer match organisers, C-Squared – led by Executive Chairman; Ben Moseme, promised another spectacular event in Bloemfontein.
Macufe Cup match is one that the people always look forward to and brings to the city of Mangaung. It is a game everybody always talks about and closes the festival.
Gates will open at 11:00am and kick off is at 15:00pm.