i think it'll be a world class tournament because i know the atmosphere is going to be amazing. It might lack in... structure. And it probably won't be such a spectacle as some other world cups. But i have a feeling the atmosphere, not just in the stadiums but in the whole country, is just going to be insane.
I'm hoping it's going to be a classic world cup. And i'm hoping the African teams that participate do really well.
Don't mean to be picky, but I wouldn't exactly consider South Africa to be a third world country.
With that said, I'm not entirely convinced they'll be able to pull it off. It's not an issue with the stadiums though. I think those will actually be ready. The problem is with the transportation throughout the country. There is very minimal public transportation. Talks have suggested buses being thrown all over the place, but we're talking about accommodating millions of people here.
An interesting question is who would be awarded the cup in the event that ZA doesn't pull it off? Australia and the US are most often mentioned but I think Aus would get it over us since we had it relatively recently.