Zakumi Football (Soccer) World Cup Mascot (2010)

Zakumi is the Official Mascot for the 2010 FIFA [Football - Soccer] World Cup.

Zakumi Details:
  • He's a leopard with green hair.
  • "Zakumi" is a composition of "Za" coming from South Africa's international country code (ZA) and "Kumi", which translates translates into ‘10' in various languages across Africa.
  • The green and yellow (gold) colours match the colours used in most South African sport uniforms.
  • Creator of the design is Andries Odendaal from Cape Town.
  • Mascot costume produced by Cora Simpson of Cora's Costumes.
  • Zakumi was conceived on the 16th of June, 1994.
  • 1994 is also the year of South Africa's democracy.
  • The 16th June also coincides with Youth Day in South Africa.

Image Credit - Above by Shine 2010 - 2010 World Cup good news
Image Credit - Above Right by Galaxy fm

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1 comment:

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