It’s not all waving flags at the World Cup 2010

The Center for Civil Society World Cup watch on the “Political Economy of the 2010 World Cup


Six red cards for World Cup elites:

Trevor Phillips, former director of the South African Premier Soccer League:
“What the hell are we going to do with a 70,000- seater football stadium in Durban once the World Cup is over? Durban has two football teams which attract crowds of only a few thousand. It would have been more sensible to have built smaller stadiums nearer the football-loving heartlands and used the surplus funds to have
constructed training facilities in the townships.”

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