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Storm brews over South African match-fixing

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South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula is on a collision course with world football governing body FIFA over how to handle a pre-2010 World Cup match-fixing scandal. 

South African Minister of Sports and Recreation Fikile Mbalula delivers a speech on July 12, 2012 at the Presidential Guest House in Pretoria. Mbalula is on a collision course with world football governing body FIFA over how to handle a pre-2010 World Cup match-fixing scandal.

Mbalula wants an independent inquiry headed by a retired judge to delve into a FIFA report that claims four warm-up games involving Bafana Bafana (The Boys) were fixed by corrupt Kenyan, Nigerien and Togolese referees.

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