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World Cup trophy coming THE FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Gaborone, Botswana this morning, three days before its long awaited arrival in Rwanda. The trophy, which is on a Coca Cola sponsored tour of Africa, left Namibia yesterday where it was hosted by the country’s president Hifikepunye Pohamba.

World Cup trophy coming

THE FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Gaborone, Botswana this morning, three days before its long awaited arrival in Rwanda.

The trophy, which is on a Coca Cola sponsored tour of Africa, left Namibia yesterday where it was hosted by the country’s president Hifikepunye Pohamba.

On its African tour, the trophy is being accompanied by a Chadian FIFA official Emmanuel Marada. The trophy is 36.8cm tall, weighs 6.2kg and is made of 18 carat of solid gold.

The FIFA World Cup is on an 85-nation tour before the June World Cup next year.

In a related development, a number of activities have been organized for Tuesday, the day when the trophy touched down in Kigali.

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