2000

UNITED DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT

MEDIA RELEASE


2006 SOCCER BID

MEDIA STATEMENT ISSUED BY CEDRIC FROLICK, MP
UDM SPOKESPERSON SPORT AND RECREATION

 On the eve of the arrival Fifa’s World Cup Inspection Committee, South Africans from all sectors of society must unite and demonstrate our preparedness, passion and ability to host this great event.
 
Sport has played a leading role to unite South Africa.  It is our shared passion for the performance of Bafana Bafana, the amaGlug Glug the amaBoko Boko as wll as Hansie and the manne that allows us to unite as one behind our sport men and women.
 
South Africa has proved that it can host events of this nature.  Our facilities, officials and administrators can hold their own with the best in the world.  Now, our own passion for the game of soccer must elevate us above our competitors for the 2006 Soccer Bid.
 
The spirit, passion and love for soccer as demonstrated by the supporter of the game is what will make South Africa the obvious choice.
 
The 2006 Soccer World Cup will bring to South Africa and her people a much-needed economic boost.  It will be proof that the rest of the world believes in the ability of Africa to host an event of such magnitude.
 
Hosting the 2006 Soccer World Cup provides South Africa and Africa the opportunity to prove to the world the dividends investing in the people of Africa.  The 2006 Soccer World Cup belongs to Africa – let South Africa be the gateway in making his century, the African century.

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Cedric Frolick, MP

08 March 2001