Fifa looks to compensate disgruntled fans

2010-07-08 10:32

Fifa may compensate fans who missed Spain’s World Cup semifinal

against Germany because of congestion at Durban’s King Shaka International


Hundreds of fans had their flights delayed or were turned away from

the airport last night after an increase in private jets contributed to all the

landing slots being filled.

Fifa spokesperson Nicolas Maingot said the football body will

definitely look at the cases of fans affected by flight problems.

Even when some planes landed, they had to take off again and head

to the old Durban International Airport.

Attendance at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban was 1 800 below

capacity for Spain’s 1-0 victory.


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