The Fifa World Cup Trophy Visit is expected on Montserrat today October 18th, 2013. The Trophy should arrive via MV Nirvana at Port Little Bay. A short ceremony has been planned at the Montserrat Cultural Centre for the visit. Brief remarks will be given by His Excellency The Governor Adrian Davis, The Honourable Deputy Premier Charles Kirnon and from a representative of the Ministry of Sports.
This tour is a partnership sponsored tour between Fifa and Coca Cola, one of Fifa’s long standing partners. This tour is significant in that this will the third time that the original World Cup Trophy is going on tour around the world. The tour is scheduled to take 9 months and will visit some 88 countries. The Trophy is expected to return to the country that will host the 2014 Fifa World Cup which is Brazil.
Youths on island and football enthusiasts will have the opportunity to have their photos taken with the trophy.