'Tourist shot dead on golf course'. 'Stadia will never be finished on time'. 'Political mayhem leading up to World Cup'. 'World Cup will be a failure, local population protests'. 'Street violence and lacking infrastructure'.
Category: Inside Insight
Published on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 21:49
These are not headlines pre-Brazil.
These, and worse, were the headlines prior to the first ever World Cup in an African country, in South Africa, four years ago.
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