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World Cup spillovers

Enock Muchinjo/Zimbabwe Independent/Twenty Ten

Source: Zimbabwe Independent
Agency: Twenty Ten
Headline: Zimbabwe chases World Cup spillovers as time runs out
Date: 2009/10/13
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Article Synopsis: Zimbabwe is a significant neighbour of South Africa. When South Africa's bid to host the 2010 World Cup was successful, attention was given to other countries getting involved and benefitting. How can a country like Zimbabwe, which has suffered years of political, economical and social instability, benefit from the World Cup?
Opening paragraph: One of South Africa’s trump cards in its 2010 Fifa World Cup bid was the undertaking to help fellow African countries to benefit from this historic tournament.
Keyword: Zimbabwe and the World Cup
Language: English
Text: One of South Africa’s trump cards in its 2010 Fifa World Cup bid was the undertaking to help fellow African countries to benefit from this historic tournament. While it might be unrealistic, perhaps, to expect the rest of the continent to benefit directly from the South Africa 2010 World Cup, the impact of the tournament outside South Africa should, at least, be felt by its neighbouring countries. Zimbabwe is hoping that some qualified teams will camp in the country for the purpose of acclimatising ahead of the World Cup.

Zimbabwe, South Africa’s most prominent neighbouring country, has suffered deep political, social and economic meltdown for close to a decade. With a new inclusive government now at the helm in the southern African nation, concerted efforts are being made by stakeholders in sports and government to see to it that Zimbabwe plays a role, in their own small...

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