Durban may not be hosting Commonwealth Games in 2022

Posted on Mar 13 2017 - 9:07pm by admin

The 2022 Commonwealth video games will not take place in Durban, South Africa, in line with stories.

it is believed town didn’t meet the standards set by way of the Commonwealth video games Federation (CGF) and an announcement is predicted later on Monday.

Durban was awarded the video games in 2015 as the only metropolis to make a demonstrated bid and it was to have been the first African host of the event.

Liverpool has expressed an passion in staging the 2022 edition.

The video games first passed off in 1930 and are held each four years, that includes athletes from greater than 50 nations, principally former British colonies.

final month, the South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula indicated the town won’t have the ability to host the event as a result of financial constraints.

“We gave it our easiest shot however we will’t go beyond. If the u . s . says we don’t have this money, we will’t,’’ he said.

A spokesperson for Liverpool city council said: “We had heard rumours that Durban could be unable to deliver the Commonwealth video games in 2022.

“we’ve got already indicated to the federal government that we are very prepared to host them as a substitute.”

(supply: NAN)

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