Zinedine confirmed for Jakarta's Asian Cup party

Former France national champion Zinedine Zidane will visit Jakarta on 6 July to contribute to the 8 July street event of Indonesia's AFC Asian Cup 2007 opening celebrations. “Football on street basically will from Senayan [sports precinct] to the National Monument. More than one hundred young player with at least 200 goal nets will join this event starting at seven in the morning until 10 pm. Zidane and Jakarta Governor Sutiyoso will also join this street action,” said Herman Ago, marketing manager of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI).

The Jakarta provincial government will also hold welcome party to celebrate the Asian Cup opening. "The event will be held in National Monument area as a garden party,” Ago confirmed.