FIFA promise kept

Free tickets for construction workers

May 4, 2010
By Firdose Moonda
The dreams of 27,000 construction workers in South Africa have come true as FIFA and the World Cup Organising Committee (OC) have kept their promise to give each employee two complimentary, category-four tickets to a first round match at the stadium they helped build.

The handover took place at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday, where a symbolic ticket was presented to the workers en masse. They will be able to collect their individual tickets from one of the ...

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