Cardiff City to be involved in Premier League event

Cardiff City Football Club are delighted to be a part of the inaugural Barclays Premier League LIVE event to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa this month.

The event, which will be held at the Zoo Lake Sports Club in Johannesburg from Saturday 29th March to Sunday 30th March, will see a free to enter fan park allow South Africans to watch and experience the Premier League like never before.

Fans will get to see the Barclays Premier League trophy, with supporters also able to learn about all 20 Premier League clubs - picturing themselves lifting the famous trophy in the colours of their favourite club using green screen technology.

With live matches also to be shown throughout the weekend on giant screens, Cardiff City are one of a number of clubs, including Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland to hold stands at the event.

On the City stand you’ll be able to have a go at ‘Quick Feet’, a coaching product used by our elite academy, challenging you to match the high scores set by our first-team stars. - This was featured on In the City recently, click here to view!

There will also be a media interview area, where you can experience what it feels like to be put in front of the camera and in front of the real media interview backdrops following a match, answering questions from a member of the club media team – You will also get to keep the footage to share with your family and friends!


Furthermore, we have an exciting competition for five of our South African based supporters to train with some Barclays Premier League legends!

The prize in full:
-    The opportunity to join an exclusive coaching session with Barclays Premier League legends.
-    Signing sessions with Barclays Premier League legends
-    Free time in the park before the public arrive
-    Access to BPL Live hospitality throughout the day 
-    A viewing of the Barclays Premier League Trophy
-    Access to VIP seating in the BPL Live grandstand
-    A full day to enjoy all the fan park has to offer

For example: "@CardiffCityFC my favourite player is @FraizerCampbell and I'm from Johannesburg!"

) using the hashtag #BPLlive with your favourite Cardiff City Player and where you’re from! www.twitter.com/CardiffCityFC (@CardiffCityFCTo enter this competition, simply tweet our official twitter account

* You have until 5pm, Friday 21st March to enter. The five successful winners will be contacted via direct message on twitter. So keep an eye on your inboxes! Please note this is available to South African based supporters only, and are able to travel to Johannesburg on Saturday 29th March - Sunday 30th March.