Movie Score: four / 5
South Africa is gearing up to host the 2010 football World Cup, to be played in 10 stadiums in 9 cities across the region. It is the 1st time the tournament has been held in an African country and the nation is justly proud. This prolonged footage ahead of the 100-day countdown was filmed by Joao Duarte, Al Jazeera’s senior cameraman based in South Africa.
The biggest sports event ever to be staged in Africa has acted as a catalyst for investment projects in South Africa that are designed to benefit the countrys economy long after the last ball is kicked SPEAKERS: Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, IMF Simon Willson, senior external relations officer, IMF
Video Rating: 4 / 5