Its Official, Barcelona Is Coming To SA To Play Sundowns

Jose Verdugo
May 10, 2018

Tickets have already gone on sale and the pricing is as follows; Level 5 R40, Level 1 East R50, Level 2 R150, Level 1 North & South R350 and Level 1 West R550.

"FC Barcelona will be playing its part in the events to commemorate what would have been Nelson Mandela's one hundredth birthday as they travel to South Africa for a friendly game on May 16 against ABSA Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns", a statement on the Spanish giants' official website read.

Mamelodi Sundowns players celebrate after winning the 2017/18 Absa Premier Soccer League title against Ajax Cape Town at the Lucas "Masterpieces" Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on 28 April 2018.

Tickets are now on sale at Computicket outlets nationwide, varying from a cost of R40 up to R550 for premium-placed seats.

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"So, in terms of the rules in Europe, Barcelona either had to play on the day before or on the same day, but earlier - these are the rules of UEFA".

Sundowns boss Patrice Motsepe, Minister of Sports and Recreation Thokozile Xasa, Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe, SAFA boss Danny Jordaan and Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga, were all in attendance at the press briefing.

Kick off between Sundowns and Barcelona at the FNB Stadium will be at 18:15pm.

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