Posted: Tue 28th Jun 2016

Cardiff’s Fanzone Will Open At 5pm On Friday /
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016

Cardiff’s fanzone for Wales Vs Belgium this Friday will open at 5pm – ready for kick off at 8pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Following England’s loss against Iceland yesterday, Wales is now the only home nation left in the European Championships and all Cardiff residents are being asked to show their support for the national team by visiting the fanzone in Coopers Fields. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Peter Bradbury, Cabinet Member for Community Development, Co-operatives and Social Enterprise at the City of Cardiff Council said: “The Welsh team is now leading the way, with their passion and commitment in the way they are playing football. We have provided a fanzone for every Welsh game and it has been a continued success. I hope that this success continues and the atmosphere is electric and I would like to thank all the Welsh fans for their continued support and good behavior. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We would also like to thank Rhondda Cynon Taf and Swansea Council for putting on events to show the game for their residents. Cardiff’s Fanzone has a capacity of 6000 people and we want people to avoid disappointment by coming to Cardiff and being turned away as we are expecting the facility to reach its capacity. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“This competition is a further opportunity to put Wales on the world stage, with the spotlight firmly on Cardiff. This is fantastic for the city and I know the boys will do us proud, by continuing to play the football that got them into the quarter finals. We wish they all the best on Friday against Belgium.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Welsh Supporters can also enter Vauxhall’s Best Seat in the House competition. This unique opportunity gives fans the chance to win the perfect viewing experience at Cardiff’s Fanzone on Friday. Hosted by the Welsh legend, Micky Thomas, the winners will enjoy refreshments throughout the day and the best seats in the fanzone. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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