World Cup sponsors Fifa have injected another $100 million into their World Cup budget to ensure South Africa’s training grounds will be ready in time for the competition next month.
Thirty two teams will descend on South Africa this summer when the tournament begins. The original budget for the 2010 World Cup has increased from $420 to $520 million however it is hoped that the funds will be move than covered by the $3.2 billion the tournament will generate.
FA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke commented "We know we had to add some money for the team base camps where some teams were unhappy about the level of the services or the level of the pitches,"
"That's a cost Fifa took over to ensure things were delivered on time."