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    2010 FIFA World Cup 2010 FIFA World Cup

    We did it!We did it!

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    South Africa hosted the first African World Cup from 11 June to 11 July 2010. Hosting the tournament acted as a catalyst for expanding the country’s infrastructure base, skills development, employment creation and economic growth.

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    A total of 3,18 million spectators attended the 64 matches of the tournament, which is the third-highest aggregate attendance behind the United States in 1994 and Germany in 2006.

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    Thousands of jobs were created for the construction of the World Cup stadiums. Construction workers on these stadiums were given ex- tensive skills training, which will enable them to meet the much needed demand for skilled work- ers on other construction projects post-2010.

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    The six new stadiums that were built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup provide

    South Africa with a number of world-class sporting

    facilities.

    During the duration of the tournament, billions of viewers

    around the world watched the World

    Cup games and opening and

    closing ceremonies.

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    The success of the tournament showed the power of sport and recreation in nation-building as well as economic and social development.

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