Current event: Prepping South Africa

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I’m glad South Africa is getting worldwide coverage as host, but I’m a bit bitter. Of all countries that could benefit from not only exposure but income from what the futbol tournament will provide, we ignore those and pick South Africa. The AFRICAN country that suffered through apartheid. South Africa is one of the wealthiest countries in Africa. From my point of view, it would have been more conscious and effective if the tournament was held in a country that could use some development. I understand the Olympics want to be held in an established country, but it seems the rich get richer…

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