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2010 FIFA WORLD CUP

2010 FIFA WORLD CUP

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2010 FIFA WORLD CUP

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  1. 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP THE CHALLENGES FACING LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN THE PREPARATION FOR 2010 WORLD CUP AND BEYOND

  2. INTRODUCTION • Context • Challenges • Conclusion

  3. Context • 15 May 2004 Announcement of the Host Country • Host Cities and Venues announced • A 1st world class event for municipalities • An African Event • To showcase African capacity and capability to host an event of this magnitude • Creating/Building a Social Legacy • Using sport to facilitate Social Cohesion • 2010 used to leverage economic opportunities

  4. CHALLENGES Infrastructure Investment • Sport Facilities • Roads infrastructure • Public Transportation • Accommodation • Housing • Leisure /Recreational Centres • Improved Quality of Services

  5. CHALLENGES Building Human Capital • providing a skilled resource • Build requisite skills • Youth Development • Women Empowerment

  6. CHALLENGES Building Social Capital • sport development • cultural development • Improved Quality of Life for Local Communities • Community Ownership of facilities • Increased access to social facilities • Contribution to the development of the MDG goals/targets

  7. CHALLENGES Economic Development/ Job Creation • Regulatory environment to facilitate growth • Relationship with Tourism Agencies • Facilitate the establishment of Private Public Private Partnerships • Entrepreneurial Development • Facilitate Employment Opportunities • Build a vibrant hospitality industry • Preferential Procurement Procedures • Tourism Development • Increased Municipal Revenue Base

  8. CONCLUSIONS • Making the 2010 WC more relevant to local conditions and priorities • Sustainability and Lasting Legacy • Uncertainty by those who did not win the bid to host – not sure what their roles are • Funding mechanisms/Financial Modelling for infrastructure development not clear • Role clarification between the different spheres • Participation in 2010 structures • Meeting the 2008 completion date for infrastructure

  9. THANK YOU VERY MUCH