FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage-Bahrain

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

The 32 teams have been divided into Eight groups of Four teams each.

Group G – Germany , Portugal, Ghana, Usa

Stamps on Football –Bahrain – FIFA World Cup 2010

Bahrain issued stamps on 2010 World Cup on 11 Jun 2010. A Block of Four is shown

Stamps on 2010 World Cup- Bahrain -ISG

 

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

The 32 teams have been divided into Eight groups of Four teams each.

Group D- Uruguay,Costa Rica , England, Italy

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup  held in South Africa 

Stamps on Football –Malta – FIFA World Cup 2010

Malta issued  a Miniature sheet of Two stamps on  FIFA World Cup 2010 being played in South Africa. The stamps were issued on 11 June 2010 to coincide with Opening. The 0.63 Euro stamps shows Flags of Nations which have hosted World Cup and the 2.50 Euro stamp shows  Zakhumi – the Mascot.

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

The 32 teams have been divided into Eight groups of Four teams each.

Group C- Colombia,Greece ,Ivory Coast, Japan

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

Stamps on Football –Malta – FIFA World Cup 2010

Malta issued  a set of Two stamps on  FIFA World Cup 2010 being played in South Africa. The stamps were issued on 11 June 2010 to coincide with Opening. The 0.63 Euro stamps shows Flags of Nations which have hosted World Cup and the 2.50 Euro stamp shows  Zakhumi – the Mascot.

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

The 32 teams have been divided into Eight groups of Four teams each.

Group B- Spain , Netherlands ,Chile ,Australia

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

Stamps on Football – Argentina – FIFA World Cup 2010

Argentina issued  a set of four stamps on  FIFA World Cup 2010 being played in South Africa. The four stamps show players from Argentina , Korea , Nigeria and Greece in Action.

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

Stamps on Football –France – FIFA World Cup 2010

France issued  a  Souvenir sheet of four  stamp on  FIFA World Cup 2010 being played in South Africa . The Stamp was issued on 13 Jun 2010 and shows football player , player & ball , Pretoria’s Parliament Building , View of Capetown & Flags of Countries playing the World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

Stamps on Football –Croatia – FIFA World Cup 2010

Croatia issued  a   stamp on  FIFA World Cup 2010 being played in South Africa . The Stamp was issued on 11 Jun 2010 and shows football .

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

World Cup host cities:   Belo Horizonte,Brasilia, Cuiaba,Curitiba,Fortaleza Maceio,Manaus,Natal, Porto Alegre,Recife,Rio De Janeiro, Salvador & Sao Paulo

Prize Money for 2014 World Cup – Total Budget Allocated US $ 576 Million

Each Participating Team-At Least US $8 Million

Rd 16 Losers -US $ 9 Million, Quarter Finalists- US $ 14 Million

World Champions -US $ 35 Million, Runners Up- US $25 Million

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

Stamps on Football –France – FIFA World Cup 2010

France  issued  a  Silver   stamp in  plastic on 10 Jun 2010  on  FIFA World Cup 2010 played in South Africa. It is 5 Euro Stamp.

World Cup Football Stamp Exhibition 2010

World Cup Football Stamp Exhibition 2010

Dear friends,
We have with the support of Hotel le Meridien displayed a collection of stamps on the sport of Football for the fourth time, first in 1998, second  in 2002, third in 2006 and now again in 2010. the display of Mr Aalok Jaggi is one of the most outstanding collections on the game of Football, a total of eight frames with 16, A4 size sheet in each frame are proudly displayed in the atrium lobby outside the Nero Bar. The collection was open for public display from 11th June the inauguration of World Cup Football in South Africa and shall be open till 11th of July the final match of the World Cup Football. The collection has been mounted by Vijay Seth, a veteran in Aviation and Olympic Games, This is the eleventh exhibition on sports being put on display at the Hotel Le Meridien since 1998, The sports of Cricket and Olympic Games have also been mounted during the world cups and games, the last one was on Hockey during the FIH World Cup in March 2010.The Hotel was also the official hotel were all the playing teams were staying during the FIH World Cup.