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Month: March 2007

The legacy of 2010

According to an AFP article, the 2010 FIFA World Cup has the capacity to change the stereotypical perception of mismanagement in the African continent. Sports Minister Makhenkesi Stofile said:

This is an opportunity to show the world that we are as good as anyone else, we the African team must try and enforce this in the mind of the world.

Good managerial skills, sound finance management skills and overall good governance are sine qua non for the end to Afro-pessimism … Failure is not an option

Stofile was speaking at a seminar on the legacy of the 2010 tournament.

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The Ball 2018 left England on 25th March 2018 and travelled to the World Cup in Russia.

The Ball 2014 kicked off from England on 9th Jan 2014 and headed to the World Cup in Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.