Barcelona FC Visit to Cost South African Tycoon U.S.$7.9 Million
The cost to fly in FC Barcelona to play Mamelodi Sundowns will cost Patrice Motsepe, billionaire owner of the South African league champions, nearly U.S.$8 million. The international friendly between the two clubs will commemorate the 100th birthday of anti-apartheid hero, the late Nelson Mandela. With the World Cup looming, there is some doubt on whether drawcards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will be in the line-up.
Nairobi News, 9 May 2018
Billionaire owner of South African league champions Mamelodi Sundown, Patrice Motsepe, will reportedly fork out $7.9 million (Sh 790 million) to fly in Spanish champions Barcelona… Read more »
Nairobi News, 6 May 2018
La Liga champions Barcelona will tour South Africa later this month, with a friendly match against Mamelodi Sundowns the highlight of this end of the season trip. Read more »
Left: South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe. Top-right: FC Barcelona supporters. Bottom-right: Mamelodi Sundowns FC supporters.
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- 4 May 2018
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