No ban on vuvuzela: Fifa chief

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reiterated his love of the vuvuzela, saying the instrument will be used during the 2010 World Cup. The uncompromising Blatter said there was no way the vuvuzela would be banned .

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reiterated his love of the vuvuzela, saying the instrument will be used during the 2010 World Cup. The uncompromising Blatter said there was no way the vuvuzela would be banned .

"Why the hell should they (want) to stop the vuvuzela," said Blatter, speaking yesterday at Soccerex, which is also sponsored by Avusa Media.

"Let the vuvuzela go on, let the people express their joy. They must blow it during the games."

Several European and Asian countries have complained about its "unbearable noise".

The latest team to complain was Japan after their goalless draw against Bafana Bafana in an international friendly in Port Elizabeth a fortnight ago.

Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has also expressed support for the use of the instrument at games.

"I love it," admitted Parreira at the same Sandton event yesterday.

"It is part of South African football. The noise is helping us to confuse the opposition."

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