World Cup Woes for South Africa
Against The Current vol. 147

Desai, Ashwin; Bond, Patrick
http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/2935

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/07/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13673

The overspending, crony capitalism and increased poverty the majority of South Africans now suffer are taking the fun out of the beautiful game, soccer. According to leading researcher Udesh Pillay of the SA Human Sciences Research Council, in 2005 one in three South Africans hoped to personally benefit from the World Cup, but this fell to one in five in 2009, and 1 in 100 today.

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