Thoughts from the desk of MATHIAS EICHLER

After the World Cup

There is no question that South Africa has football facilities and infrastructure that can compare with the best in the world and there is no shortage of money in its professional league. There is also an abundance of natural talent in the country but that needs to be harnessed through a well-planned development programme which will develop that talent into realising its full potential.

That’s always the challenging part in the aftermath of hosting a big tournament like this.