Newcastle were due to play last July in the Vodacom Challenge tournament, but it was called off at the last moment by the organizer.
Derek LLambias – Newcastle planning to play Everton and Ajax Cape Town?
And we know a lot of the South African fans were really disappointed at that, but there is news that Newcastle and Everton could be playing there this July.
The news is that Newcastle are in talks for a tournament that will include Everton and Ajax Cape Town as the other two clubs.
The tournament would take place in Cape Town from July 19th through July 26th.
There were rumors earlier this summer that Newcastle may try to play in South Africa this summer, and it may just come off this year.
The rumor on April 22nd was that negotiations were at an advanced stage for Liverpool, Everton, Newcastle and Ajax Cape Town to play in Cape Town in July, and at that time the dates were July 20th through July 27th.
So it seems the only difference now is that Liverpool may not be participating.
And what was holding things up then was the council had to sign off on the total costs and “various other rigorous processes” that would need to be improved to have the tournament take place.
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