No need for a Safa bribe

2015-07-02 06:01

ONE glaring fact stands out with respect to the 2010 World Cup bribery case. There was absolutely zero need to bribe anyone in the first place.The 2010 World Cup was set to go to an African country no matter what, be it Morocco, Egypt or South Africa. Given the fact that South Africa narrowly missed out to Germany for the 2006 event, our advanced all-round infrastructure, economy and technology, we were virtually guaranteed and a shoe-in to host 2010.

So what the these facts imply is that any South African implicated in this bribery case is innocent as there was no reason even to think of bribing Fifa in the first place, and that any millions rendered were indeed for the reasons that Safa claim.

The World Cup was super successful and we proved to be perfect hosts, in essence nullifying any negative corruption and bribery claims.

I am by no means a fan of the body, but could Safa for once be right.



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