FIFA World Cup trophy up for public viewing today at Lugogo


Members of the public will have a chance to take selfies with the FIFA World Cup trophy after its arrival in the country on Monday.

The trophy will be displayed at Lugogo Cricket oval before continuing its tour all over Africa.

The next destination of the accolade is Abuja before Lagos – still in Nigeria. Thereafter, it will head to Senegal, then Ivory Coast, Cairo in Egypt then Naples, Italy.

The World Cup trophy tour began in 2006 as a build up for the tournament that was hosted in Germany.

This first ever FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour brought the energy and excitement of the world’s most loved football tournament, and it’s most coveted prize, directly to fans for the first time.

Since 2006, every new edition of the FIFA World Cup has brought with it the promise of a new Trophy Tour travelling and touching down in new cities and meeting new fans.

2018 FIFA WORLD CUP TROPHY TOUR

DESTINATION                                DATE

  • Colombo, Sri Lanka                            January 23-24
  • Male, Maldives                                   January 24-25
  • Phuket, Thailand                                 January 26-27
  • Vientiane, Laos                                   January 28
  • Macau, China P.R                               January 29
  • Nukualofa, Tonga                               January 31
  • Honiara, Solomon Islands                   February 1
  • Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea     February 1
  • Lahore, Pakistan                                 February 3
  • Almaty, Kazakhstan                           February 4
  • Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic                  February 5
  • Dushanbe, Tajikistan                           February 5
  • Tashkent, Uzbekistan                          February 6
  • Ashgabat, Turkmenistan                    February 7
  • Yerevan, Armenia                                February 7
  • Tblisi, Georgia                                     February 8
  • Baku, Azerbaijan                                February 9
  • Valetta, Malta                                     February 10
  • Vienna, Austria                                   February 11
  • Minsk, Belarus                                    February 13
  • Sofia, Bulgaria                                    February 14
  • Tel Aviv, Israel                                   February 15
  • Larnaca, Cyprus                                  February 16
  • Ramallah, Palestine                            February 17-19
  • Amman, Jordan                                   February 20
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates            February 21
  • Khartoum, Sudan                                February 22-23
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia                       February 24-25
  • Nairobi, Kenya                                    February 26-27
  • Maputo, Mozambique                        February 28
  • Johannesburg, South africa              March 1-2
  • Cape Town, South Africa                   March 3
  • Kampala, Uganda                               March 5-6
  • Abuja, Nigeria                                     March 7-8
  • Lagos, Nigeria                                     March 9-10
  • Dakar, Senegal                                    March 11-12
  • Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire                       March 13-14
  • Cairo, Egypt                                        March 15-16
  • Naples, Italy                                        March 17-19
  • Paris, France                                       March 20-21
  • Cologne, Germany                             March 22-23
  • Oslo, Norway                                      March 24
  • Torshavn, Faroe Islands                   March 24-25
  • Reykjavik, Iceland                              March 25
  • Tucuman, Argentina                          March 27-28
  • Berazategui, Argentina                     March 29
  • Buenos Aires                                       March 30-31
  • Rosario, Argentina                              April 1-2
  • Bogota, Colombia                               April 3-5
  • Panama City, Panama                         April 6
  • San Jose, Costa Rica                           April 7-8
  • Guadalajara, Mexico                           April 9-10
  • Monterrey, Mexico                             April 11-12
  • Mexico City, Mexico                          April 13-15
  • New York, USA                                 April 16
  • Miami, USA                                        April 17
  • Los Angeles, USA                              April 18-20
  • Frankfurt, Germany                          April 22
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia                     April 23
  • Beijing, China P.R                              April 25
  • Shanghai, China P.R                          April 26
  • Tokyo, Japan                                       April 27-28
  • Osaka, Japan                                       April 29-30
  • Vladivostok, Russia                            May 1

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