Africans Can't Afford to Go to World Cup Games in South Africa

South Africa will host the 2010 World Cup in less than 60 days, a first for the African continent. Hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world are planning to attend. Americans and Europeans have made up the bulk of the ticket-buyers, which was expected. What wasn't expected are the small numbers of Africans who will attend. Despite soccer's being the most popular sport on a continent where fans are often referred to as "football (soccer) crazy," Africans have accounted for only 2...Full Story
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