World Cup countdown begins

Fifa chief says tournament beginning in 100 days in South Africa will be successful.

    " /> ">

    South Africa will achieve its goal of a successful football World Cup.

    That is the message from Jerome Valcke, General Secretary of Fifa as he marked the start of a 100 day countdown to the kick off scheduled for June 11.

    There has been widespread criticism about the preparations. But the organisers are confident that everything will go ahead as planned.

    Al Jazeera's David Garrett reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Russian and Syrian presidents meet to discuss strategy against 'terrorism' and political settlement options.

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    Analysts say that the recent covert ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia are due to a new regional paradigm.

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    We talk to US Congressman Ro Khanna about power politics and debate Mohammed bin Salman's new strategy for the Kingdom.