South Africa is bidding for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Does it make financial sense?
We’ve got the stadiums and the infrastructure, expensively left over from the Soccer World Cup.
Would it not be far easier and cost effective to host the much smaller Rugby World Cup?
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dr Michael Goldman, Assistant Professor in the Sport Management Program at the University of San Francisco and Adjunct Faculty at Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs).
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
We should absolutely do it!— Dr Michael Goldman
There will be zero expenditure on infrastructure.— Dr Michael Goldman
World Rugby is well-run.— Dr Michael Goldman
I don’t expect the same kind of ethics issues [as with Fifa].— Dr Michael Goldman
Ireland is our big competition.— Dr Michael Goldman
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