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TimeOfMalta : Blatter rejects World Cup criticism

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has defended the 2010 World Cup from criticism over empty seats and poor refereeing standards.

The head of world football's governing body also claimed he was not surprised by the poor showing by African countries.

Instead, the 74-year-old believes the decision by Ivory Coast and Nigeria to change coaches just months before the tournament made it very tough for them to make an impact.

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FootballZilla4411d ago

I haven't liked the refering in this world cup.

putchukoy4410d ago

me's kind of nasty

karim4411d ago

they should fire blatter

kulka4410d ago

i ve lost the count of how many mistakes refeeres made at this world cup
football is much quicker nowadays referees are unable to cope with the game should recieve help by video technology