1 July 2014

Carling Black Label Cup fever has gripped South Africa as fans not only cast their votes for their starting line-ups of Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in millions, but are also snapping up match day tickets to the showpiece encounter to reserve their place at one of the greatest occasions on the domestic football calendar.

The Soweto giants go head-to-head at FNB Stadium on Saturday, July 26 with line-ups chosen by their loyal supporters, who have put their coaching knowledge to the test, to create this incredible spectacle.

With over 64 000 tickets sold, supporters are urged to move quickly if they want to be in the stands on match day.

Still on sale at all Computicket and Shoprite/Checkers outlets nationwide are reserved seats on Level 2 at R150 and the Hisense Lounge packages at R969.00 per person. Unreserved stand tickets for Level 1 and Level 5 are sold out.

Supporters should also make their match day experience much more enjoyable by purchasing parking tickets at R20 per ticket for greater convenience.

More hospitality packages are on sale though SAIL at R1713 per person for a Standard package, R2375 for a Premium one and R4500 for the VVIP offering. For more information or bookings please call 082 560 8993 or email bookings@sail.co.za.

The Carling Cup Black label Cup is in its fourth edition and the growth of fan participation in the past years has proven how this popular pre-season tournament captured the hearts of many football fanatics.

“South African fans have once again thrown their support behind the Carling Black Label Cup and we are excited to see just them rally this campaign. The growth we saw in fan participation from year one till now has been phenomenal.” says Carling Black Label General Manager Vijay Govindsamy.

“We anticipate a good turn out and would like to encourage fans to keep on voting for their starting line-ups till, closing date. It is going to be another fantastic match.” he added.
In order to select their starting XI, fans over the age of 18 can start by purchasing a Carling Black Label beer and they can either dial *120*764* or go into the website www.carlingblacklabel.co.za.

They must then enter their unique code found on the underside of the bottle cap or can pull ring and the # sign (with no spaces in between), and can then choose the team they would like to manage, and the players they would like to see start. Voting will remain open until Tuesday, July 22.

Orlando Pirates won the first two instalments of the Carling Black Label Cup on penalties, before Kaizer Chiefs claimed their first title last year.