Report back on WC progress today


The report which has been compiled by the 2010 World Cup government unit, will provide a state of readiness of the various government departments as part of their duties to implement World Cup government guarantees and obligations.

Because most stadium construction targets are on track, R1.9bn has been brought forward from 2008-09 through a special adjustments appropriation last year to cover increasing costs.

Local Organising Committee CEO Danny Jordaan said the government’s continuing support was crucial in ensuring that South Africa delivers on promises made to Fifa.