When South Africa was chosen to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup, everyone hailed it. They stated that the worlds biggest also can offer something to Africa. After checking out Alex Duval Smith’s reports we come to know that the World cup will do just a little to the bad people in Africa. Africa has actually constantly been hailed as the unlucky location. Now it is holding its very first world cup which will begin at Johannesburg coming Friday. The last minute plans are being made as the continent welcomes World’s renowned, pricey and adored athletes.
After the 2002 World cup, South Korea located it difficult to fill up all those existing stadiums with crowd as their K-League is very little of a crowd puller. These arenas alone cost around 2 Billion Euros. Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski on their newest book “Soccernomics” have actually mentioned that they wouldn’t need to go down money in South Africa for the next world cup.
World Cup could boost image not funds
The book suggests that the World Cup is unnecessary in an area like South Africa where most individuals benefit less compared to $2 a day. They say that if South Africa wants to promote the video game, they must do it by some other ways which will cost really much less than hosting this occasion.
Popular Writer Andile Mngxitama bk8 declares that FIFA is providing absolutely nothing yet a month complete of excitement to Africa and that won’t aid them in anyhow. While an additional British Writer Simon Kuper asserts that the World cup drains the riches of the city instead of trying to improve it. And he undermines the exhilaration of the entire competition.
Famous economic experts and reporters all around the world are claiming that South Africa will not obtain rich by holding this event. The New Book additionally mentions that there will be no financial break out due to the event. They likewise claim that the money spent by the visitors will additionally be much less as the South Africa government has run out of cash by planning for the event.