The announcement came on Friday afternoon Digital Journal has learnt, the prisoners will be allowed to stay up two hours past their curfew till 11pm in order to watch the opening game against Greece on Saturday in Ellis Park Johannesburg.
The curfew has also been lifted for the next South Korean game against Argentina on the 17th June at Soccer City in Johannesburg.
The third match of the tournament for South Korea against Nigeria will be recorded and shown to the in-mates the following day the Korea Correctional Service said.
The police will also be alert in Korea on Saturday as there is expected to be two million fans out in the streets to cheer on the national team. Over 200 screens have been installed in football stadiums, public squares and key city locations. Multiplex cinemas will also broadcast the games in 3D for public enjoyment.