Debate over World Cup legacy
11.06.2010By Play the Game
In South Africa, FIFA's legacy programme has funded artificial football pitches in poor neighbourhoods. Here, the Football for Hope programme uses football as a way to teach young South Africans about HIV and safe sex.
However, while reaching a few hundred children might be good and well, top South African officials dealing with AIDS, such as Mark Heywood from South Africa's AIDS council, think FIFA could be doing a lot more, and must do more if there is to be a lasting legacy after the World Cup is over: