South Africa maintains innocence over World Cup hosting bid

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The South African Football Association is denying claims that it issued bribes to win the vote to host the 2010 World Cup. They say the U.S. Justice Department has yet to provide any evidence to support it. CCTV’s Sias Du Plessis filed this report from Johannesburg.

South Africa maintains innocence over World Cup hosting bid

The South African Football Association is denying claims that it issued bribes to win the vote to host the 2010 World Cup. They say the U.S. Justice Department has yet to provide any evidence to support it.

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  • The FBI maintains it has evidence that South African officials paid bribes that helped secure the rights to host the football showpiece in 2010, but according to the South African Government, the U.S. authorities are yet to provide the alleged evidence