Blatter: S. Africa a good choice as WC host

BY foxsports • March 2, 2010

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says there is no doubt that South Africa is a good choice as a World Cup host.

Blatter told reporters at Durban's Moses Mabhida World Cup stadium on Tuesday that FIFA had never questioned South Africa's ability to organize the tournament.

The first African country to host the soccer World Cup marked 100 days until the tournament kicks off with a ceremony in the east coast city.

Helicopters with South African flags flew overhead and a man bungee jumped from the roof of the eye-catching new stadium.

Blatter said that at times FIFA had to put pressure on the World Cup organizers and that the journey was "paved with trust and confidence, but with patience as well".

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