FIFA 2010 WORLD CUP SOCCER
Doculam (Pty) Ltd was awarded the preferred supplier status to the FIFA 2010 World Cup Soccer tournament for the supply install and on-site support of the access control screening equipment for all 11 stadiums in South Africa. from conception to completion all doculam technical staff kicked in like real champions. We delivered and installed over 1000 walkthrough metal detectors to 11 stadiums in as many cities in South Africa. The tournament started with a number of trial runs mentioned below and spanned almost 9 months of dedicated time to making sure the tournament ran flawlessly. Doculam technical staff trained over 2000 guards on the use of the Garrett metal detection devises along with some basic crowd control techniques. We were exceptionally proud of our team and the professionalism with which they carried out all aspects of this project. Doculam played a key roll in securing all venues for the duration of the World Cup Tournament and are very pleased that we were able to help deliver a safe and secure tournament.
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2003
After their flawless achievement of supplying, installing and maintaining the magnetometers for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 tournament, doculam was called on again for their expertise in electronic screening for the Vodacom Challenge soccer event. Manchester United, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates played in a round robin tournament, which saw Kaizer Chiefs take the trophy in a shoot out penalty at Loftus Stadium in Pretoria on 22 July 2006. Well done Kaizer Chiefs! The fixture spanned across the entire country kicking off in Durban at the ABSA stadium on 15 July between Manchester United and Orlando Pirates.
Next was the game between Manchester United and Kaizer Chiefs, hosted at Newlands R ugby Stadium in Cape T own on 18 July, followed by Pirates versus Kaizer Chiefs at the R oyal Bafokeng stadium on 20 July in R ustenburg, with the final between Manchester United and Kaizer Chiefs being held at Loftus stadium in Pretoria on 22 July. This event marked the first time that magnetometers (metal detectors) were used for an international soccer tournament of this nature in our country. T he successful use of electronic screening devices proved that the level of security required by F IFA is achievable in South Africa and soccer spectators should get used to emptying their pockets when attending matches in the future. Completion of this tournament marked doculam’s 102nd event where they have been called upon to supply, maintain and support the magnetometers.
Says Chairman Elayne Tranter: “I am exceptionally pleased with the results of our first soccer tournament in South Africa and I am sure that this and future tournaments will further support our knowledge to deliver electronic security screening of the highest degree in 2010 if called upon. Special thanks must go to our dedicated staff at doculam and all the roll players that assisted us on the ground in all participating regions of the country.”
VIEW ICC REFERENCE LETTER here.
Metro Pensioner Cards
Vodacom Challenge 2006
VIEW SAPS REFERENCE LETTER here.
Nelson Mandela Charity Cup Newlands