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Soccer's top brass attend conference

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The three soccer administrators who played a significant role in South Africa winning the 2010 Fifa World Cup bid will invade Parys, Free State, on Saturday.

The three soccer administrators who played a significant role in South Africa winning the 2010 Fifa World Cup bid will invade Parys, Free State, on Saturday.

The trio are Safa president Molefi Oliphant, World Cup Local Organising Committee chairman Irvin Khoza and chief executive Danny Jordaan.

They have been invited by Safa Fezile Dabi region for a business opportunities conference to deal with the spin-offs of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Regional deputy president Gift Poli said yesterday: "We are excited that the three top brass will be here, it's a major boost for our fund-raising campaign."

Sipho Nkumane, Bafana Bafana manager, has also agreed to address the event to deal with the establishment of a training camp ahead of an international competition.

"The event is to deal with the business opportunities presented by the World Cup," said Poli.

"We have invited all the stakeholders in this region, including business people involved in tourism and accommodation, to attend. It is an opportunity for our people to prepare for the 2009 Confederations Cup and World Cup."

He said Fezile Dabi Municipality are also on board.

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