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The majority of Capetonians are enthusiastic about the 2010 World Cup and are ready to roll out a red carpet to the participating countries.
This is despite the negative threats by a handful of residents, who have taken the City of Cape Town to court in an attempt to block the building of the stadium.
Kaapstad is abuzz about 2010 despite the ongoing threats by the Cape Town Environmental Protection Association (Cepa) to stop the construction.
The matter is still pending at the Cape High Court.
It is a known fact that the Democratic Alliance-led city and African National Congress-spearheaded Western Cape provincial government do not agree on many issues,
But one good thing is that the actions of the seemingly unpatriotic Cepa have united the city and the provincial government.
Premier Ebrahim Rasool and mayor Helen Zille have made it clear taht they will not allow anybody to destabilise preparations for the World Cup.
The two have vowed to defend any legal action to stop the construction of the stadium, something which should by welcomed by all peace-loving South Africans.
It should also be remembered, however, that some white people in the city have made it their business of mourning when night soccer matches are played at Newlands Stadium. Some of them have gone as far as saying soccer lovers were "too noisy", as if there is total silence when rugby is played at the same facility and afterwards.
Their actions have not gone down well with many Africans who argue that the new stadium should have been built in a township, anyway, where it was needed most.
Sepp Blatter, Fifa president, and his entourage are bound to be impressed by what they will see when they visit Cape Town on June 18 and 19.
Coming for an inspection tour at Green Point Stadium, in Cape Town, Blatter is expected to be pleased to see that the constructors are busy laying a solid foundation. Following yours truly's visit to the site last week, it was pleasing to see that the city is already gearing itself for the money spinning tournament.
The doubting Thomases that the 2010 World Cup will not be played in Cape Town are going to be left with egg in their faces!