Thursday, October 29, 2009
FIFA World Cup 2010 Will Have A Huge Success in SA
South Africa is nearing its course to give a very successful and colorful celebration of teamwork and sportmanship when the FIFA World Cup 2010 commence on June - July 2010, according to SA Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan. According to him South Africa would host a "great festival of football".
"Yes we can. Next year, as we invite the world to join us in a great festival of football, we will demonstrate that we can take on a giant project, work to a plan, complete major construction projects, reconfigure city transport systems, and energise a uniquely South African diversity of hospitality arrangements," he said.
Gordhan said South Africa had silenced skeptics. "Of course there were skeptics - there were those who said we couldn't do it, who talked about the lights going out, who spread dark rumours of plan B - but those voices are now silent.
"Our preparation for the 2010 World Cup began with a vision, and a statement of intent," he said.
All government agencies and departments are collaborating and coordinating to give a memorable and momentous FIFA World Cup in South Africa comes 2010.