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Stand up to FIFA, CT tells Brazilian WC organisers

Some of Cape Town's 2010 World Cup organisers have advised Brazilian World Cup planners to stand up to...

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Some of Cape Town's 2010 World Cup organisers have advised Brazilian World Cup planners to stand up to FIFA.

A Brazilian delegation including 11 host city representatives will be concluding its visit to the Mother City on Friday.

The Western Cape's 2010 World Cup coordinator Laurine Platzky said Brazilian organisers are facing even more detailed host city agreements with FIFA.

The city's Dave Hugo advised his South American counterparts to exercise tenacity when dealing with FIFA.

The principal project manager responsible for delivering the Cape Town Stadium to FIFA, Andrew Lambrecht, warned, "… your neck stiff and tell them this is what we'll tolerate and not that because it's costing us too much money."

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