ARTICLES RELATING TO SWC 2010

SAFA refutes former CEO's Gupta link claims

2019-01-15 12:21

SAFA has denied claims made by former CEO Leslie Sedibe that millions of rands were illegally received ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Maradona offers to coach Argentina - for free

2018-07-03 16:24

Diego Maradona wants to return to the position of Argentina coach and is willing to work for free.

Skeletons rattling over SA's R140m SWC payment

2017-12-08 13:00

Skeletons have begun to rattle again over South Africa's R140m payment prior to the hosting of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. Sy Lerman reports.

I still get goose bumps - Shabba

2015-06-12 09:28

SA celebrated 5 years since hosting the 2010 SWC and Siphiwe Tshabalala reflects on his opening goal at FNB Stadium.

Friday humour: Mascot in for questioning

2015-05-29 10:57

With world football plunged into chaos this week, it appears not even fun-loving Fuleco the 2014 Soccer World Cup mascot is off the hook...

Sponsors pile pressure on Blatter

2015-05-28 11:30

Sponsors piled pressure on FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to clean up world football as the 79-year-old seeks a another term in office.

Mbalula to respond to SWC allegations

2015-05-28 08:28

Minister of Sports and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, will hold a media conference following the FIFA 2010 SWC bribery allegations.

SAFA: 2010 bribery claims 'baseless'

2015-05-28 06:58

South Africa have dismissed as "baseless" allegations that the country paid over R120 million in bribes to host the 2010 SWC.

Mbalula: FIFA 'inefficient'

2015-03-04 05:00

Minister of sports and recreation Fikile Mbalula has accused FIFA of being "very inefficient" in match-fixing investigations.

Collusion over SWC stadia

2014-11-12 14:29

The Competition Commission says SA's top construction firms colluded over contracts to build and revamp stadiums for SWC.

 

Ibrahimovic believes Sweden can beat England

2018-07-05 11:39

Former Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic says the upcoming World Cup quarter-final against England will involve "a lot of emotions."

SA blew golden opportunity post-SWC 2010 - Booth

2018-05-29 07:00

Ex-Bafana Bafana defender Matthew Booth says that South Africa did not take advantage of the “football euphoria” after the 2010 SWC.

Sinister new 2010 SWC bribe development

2015-06-12 12:11

As if the allegations of bribery in securing hosting rights of the 2010 SWC was not enough, a new and sinister development has emerged, writes Sy Lerman.

Bafana's journey: 2010 to date

2015-06-11 10:10

On June 11, 2010 Siphiwe Tshabalala sent South African football fans delirious, but it has been a tough road ever since...

SA investigated FIFA - Jennings

2015-05-28 15:27

Investigative reporter, Andrew Jennings, insists that SA hired a private investigator to probe FIFA during their 2010 SWC bid.

Sepp Blatter kept out of sight

2015-05-28 11:30

FIFA president Sepp Blatter was kept out of sight, a day after world soccer's governing body was plunged into another corruption scandal.

All SWCs must be probed - Brazil president

2015-05-28 07:54

Dilma Rousseff has called for all Soccer World Cups and football activities to be investigated.

SWC 2010 hosting under investigation

2015-05-27 13:06

The awarding of hosting rights for the 2010 Soccer World Cup in SA is being investigated by the US Department of Justice.

2010 fixing probe nearing end

2014-11-13 18:18

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke is optimistic investigations into alleged match-fixing before the 2010 SWC are nearing an end.

Ex-SAFA CEO consults Thuli

2014-09-05 16:10

A request has been sent to Thuli Madonsela to consider investigating the allegations of match-fixing involving Bafana Bafana.

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