The highly anticipated tennis match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be taking place on Friday, 07 February 2020 at the Cape Town Stadium.
‘The Match in Africa 6’ will mark Roger Federer’s first-ever match in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The match will be played to support children’s education in Africa. The Match will be the 6th edition of this event, but the first to be played in Africa. The event will also feature a celebrity curtain-raiser match between Roger Federer & Bill Gates vs Rafael Nadal and Trevor Noah.
Hey @RogerFederer, you & @billgates want to play doubles against me & @RafaelNadal!? Okay. We accept your challenge, but be prepared for the crowd in SA to be on our side! See you Feb 7 in Cape Town! Masihambe! #MatchInAfrica
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) January 29, 2020
The 20-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer shared a 2-minute clip on social media unfolding his excitement about the match:
I am so excited to be playing my first match in South Africa with my longtime rival @rafaelnadal . It will be a match of a lifetime🇿🇦🏟for my foundation! @rogerfederer.foundation #worldrecord #matchinafrica #southafrica #bucketlist
The tickets for this match went on sale last year at Computicket outlets and were sold out.
The Match in Africa: will take place on Friday, 07 February 2020 at the Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town (at 8:00pm).