Investment in additional resources for the police, disaster management, health and the immigration system would have a lasting impact on the delivery of services to the people.
Also important was the vibrant national mood and the positive response of the world.
"Domestically, the World Cup is generating high levels of patriotism and national pride. Our colourful flag is more visible at this time than ever before."
Cup 'will change SA forever'
May 12, 2010