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SAFA hit back over Pele concerns

January 19, 2010
By Soccernet staff
The South African Football Association (SAFA) have hit back at concerns from Brazilian World Cup legend Pele over security at this year's event.

Pele was quoted as saying the attack on the Togolese national team at the African Nations Cup in Angola would have an effect on the security of the World Cup, but SAFA's Kirsten Nematandani maintained that Brazil's figurehead had been to the country many times and left without a scratch.

"We want to assure the world that they will ...

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