shakiraShakira is to perform at the closing ceremony of the World Cup.

The Colombian star will sing the official tournament anthem Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) at the event.

She also performed the song at a World Cup concert in Soweto on June 10.

Organising committee spokesman Jermaine Craig said Sunday’s show at Soccer City would be “more youthful and a bit more technologically advanced” than the opening ceremony on June 11.

Craig said the night time event has “nice lighting effects and special effects planned”.