South African Pillage Sees FIFA’s Coffers Swell To $1.2bn

Chris Wright

24th, February 2011


By Chris Wright

Have you been to South Africa recently? No, neither have FIFA.

Turns out that, since ol’ Sepp’s World Cup bandwagon rolled out of town last summer, the country has had a fair old struggle on it’s hands to find suitable uses for the $1.5 billion’s worth of new stadiums and facilities it constructed and renovated in the build-up to the 2010 tournament.

At the very least, the South African authorities can take heart in the fact that their good buddies over at FIFA are not suffering

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