The South African Soccer Affiliation (SAFA) have hinted at intentions of internet hosting the 2021 FIFA Membership World Cup.
The likelihood has adopted after the preliminary hosts for this yr’s event, Japan, pulled out originally of this month as a result of COVID-19 considerations. With simply lower than three months earlier than the event, South Africa has emerged as one of many attainable emergency hosts.
The SA federation’s president, Dr. Danny Jordaan has since been requested to verify the reviews.
“We’ll know our place by the top of the week,” Jordaan mentioned in a taciturn response by way of the Related Press.
In the meantime, South African soccer followers can be vastly excited on the prospect of internet hosting European champions Chelsea in Mzansi. Different confirmed groups are African champions Al Ahly and Auckland Metropolis of New Zealand, whereas the remainder of the seven groups are but to be confirmed.