South-Africa

Jordaan backs Blatter's view

2013-10-26 21:11
Danny Jordaan (Gallo)

Johannesburg - South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has come out in full support of FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s call for a review of the number of African and Asian slots at the Soccer World Cup.

The Blatter argued that as long as the allocation of slots was miscued, it would remain difficult for African and Asian teams to win the World Cup.

"Africa, the confederation with the most member associations (54), is woefully under-represented at the World Cup with just five places. As long as this remains the case, African sides may never win any intercontinental trophy, regardless of progress on the playing side. This flawed state of affairs must be rectified. At the end of the day, an equal chance for all is the paramount imperative of elite sport," concluded the Fifa President.

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