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Germany to scrap SWC hotel?

2010-04-23 13:13
Germany coach Joachim Loew (File)
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Pretoria - Germany's accommodation plans for the Soccer World Cup in South Africa may be changing because of alleged safety concerns.

The German football federation has reportedly been told to scrap plans of staying at the Velmore Hotel outside Pretoria because of security fears.

The federation would not immediately comment on the issue, but said it was preparing a statement.

FIFA said it couldn't yet comment on the matter, and Velmore Hotel manager Heinz Mulder said he too would release a statement, but could not say anything until the source of the accusations against the hotel became clear.

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