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Australia Announces 'Worldwide Support' For World Cup Bid

  • Si.com, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 4:15 PM
"We're not going to announce to the world the sort of feedback we've had from FIFA. But what I'm going to say is that in our travels within Asia and the [soccer] world more broadly, we believe there's a lot of support for Australia to host the World Cup. We are as confident today as we were when we launched this initiative." Australia soccer federation chief executive Ben Buckley on the Aussies' chances of bringing either the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup Down Under.


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