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2010 South Africa World Cup Roundup.

With only 1084 Days to go we can almost smell the… Stadiums are going up and down faster than stalagmites and will definitely* be ready for the first matches.

Here are the highlights on the progress towards the first African world cup.


South Africa’s Accommodation for 2010: 

According to the Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is expected to involve approximately three and a half million people, both South Africans and foreigners, including spectators, officials, sponsors and players. All those involved are likely to travel extensively within the country, placing our transport and accommodation facilities under great pressure.

Nothing will stop World Cup: 

“Its not just a South African dream whose success is non-negotiable… failure is not an option,” said Oosthuizen.

Moz starts preparations for 2010 World Cup:

Maputo – Mozambique’s ports and railways company, CFM on Thursday said it would spend $51-million (about R353-million) in the rehabilitation of a railway line that links the Maputo port to the South African border town of komatipoort.
Uganda stadium needs improvement to host 2010 World Cup teams:

Uganda may be scrapped off the list of candidate countries to host the 2010 World Cup teams if it cannot improve facilities at Namboole Mandela National Stadium within two months.

Joburg ready to host 2010 World Cup final:

Organisers of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa have confirmed that the deciding match of the month long tournament will be played in Johannesburg and that the city is ready to host it.