Feb. 15 – Ongoing troubles at Warsaw’s new National Stadium could derail plans for its first-ever fixture ahead of Euro 2012… South Africa’s chair of the 2010 World Cup local organising committee is the latest LOC board member for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations… World Cup stadium construction is back on in Sao Paulo. More inside…
7/6/2010 South African president Jacob Zuma says his country will be profoundly improved through its staging of the World Cup… More tickets go on sale… Bafana Bafana fans optimistic about tournament’s success… Africa’s first high-speed rail link opens.
2/6/2010 World Cup organizing committee chairman Irvin Khoza says South Africa has “proved wrong” those who “questioned the scale of its ambitions”… CEO Danny Jordaan admits ticketing and transport issues need attention.
1/4/2010 Interpol says World Cup security planning for this summer’s tournament is exceeding expectations… World Cup organising committee chair Irvin Khoza hits back at reports he is trying to overthrow the South African Football Association leadership.