Host cities are toying with ideas to make sure ratepayers do not end up forking out a fortune to cover these costs.
The new Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane would need between R10 million and R70 million for maintenance a year, said the city's 2010 director, Ndahve Ramakuela.
He said they would appoint a private company to manage the stadium.
Maintenance of 2010 stadiums to be costly
May 12, 2010