South Africa

This Fifa story does not exist. We #DenyEverything

2015-06-04 19:02
Fikile Mbalula

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The Fifa scandal is becoming larger (as if the money transfers were not exorbitant enough) and more complex (as if the Fifa structures were not already confusing) by the day. With the never-ending developments in football’s most damning scandal, the South African government has tried its utmost to keep on top of things with its go-to strategy: deny deny deny.

Social media picked up on this and #DenyEverything trended the whole of today.

Minister of Sport and Recreation (and unofficial minister of Razzmataz) Fikile Mbalula was at the heart of it all.

Number 1 was not excluded from the memes. After all, Mbalula did confirm that through him “this is the president speaking”.

The president might be speaking the truth because there is no record of the 2010 ever been hosted in South Africa or anywhere for that matter.

Musician Kwesta also “categorically” denied performing at Fifa’s showpiece.

South Africans also denied knowing who or what a Chuck Blazer is.

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