Native grass will be replaced in South Africa ahead of World Cup

11/16/2009 | Observer (London), The

South African stadiums hosting the 2010 World Cup must switch to tender European ryegrass because the native grass currently in the stadiums is not bright enough for television audiences, World Cup officials say. Meanwhile, observers said the European grass will need to be replaced after the soccer tournament because it requires more water and maintenance than the native grass.

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