Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

World

Replica trophies stolen

PRETORIA, June 29- Thieves have stolen replica trophies from football world governing body FIFA's offices near the venue for the World Cup final, South Africa's police commissioner said Tuesday.In a press conference, Bheki Cele said the theft of the seven trophies and several jerseys at the Soccer City complex in Johannesburg appeared to be an inside job, without giving further details.

"We are looking into it. The suspects are people who are very familiar with the environment," said Cele.

A FIFA spokesman told journalists he was unaware of the incident.

"I am not aware of that," said Wolfgang Eichler at FIFA’s daily World Cup briefing.

A spokesman for the local organising committee said he was also unaware of the theft.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

More on Capital Sports

Football

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...

NFL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

Features

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – The Kakamega High School ‘Green Commandos’ have produced a plethora of talent over the past decades in Kenyan football...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved