Monday, March 29, 2010

Stadia Pass FIFA Inspections

All of South Africa's World Cup stadia have passed final inspection by FIFA ahead of the World Cup.

South Africa built five new stadiums and renovated five existing ones ahead of the June 11-July 11 tournament, spending more than $1,3-billion.

The stadium projects were plagued by early worker strikes and budgets that soared beyond initial projections as the rand took a hit on the foreign exchange market.

World Cup stadiums get Fifa approval
Independent Online
March 26, 2010