According to the BBC, Radebe said leading accounting firm Ernest & Young had given South Africa a “clean audit report” at the end of the World Cup.
This week, the biggest scandal to have ever rocked the football world came to light after US officials arrested a number of Fifa executives in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday, for their alleged involvement in corruption worth millions of dollars.
Among the allegations in the US investigation, is that the South African government paid a bribe to Fifa executive Jack Warner and Fifa executive Chuck Blazer ahead of its successful bid for the 2010 World Cup.
No need to press any panic button regarding the FIFA 2010 World Cup. Terrible thumb-sucking from individual making those wild allegations
-- Dominic Chimhavi (@DChimhavi) May 28, 2015
Warner, who turned himself in to police on Wednesday, has since been released on bail. He and a number of other officials are alleged to have engaged corruption and the solicitation of bribes for over 20 years.
Around 14 Fifa executives were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in corruption worth millions. The Swiss investigation aims to unearth “criminal mismanagement” and money laundering surrounding the allocation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar.
The accusations have rocked the football world and Fifa president Sepp Blatter on Thursday called for an emergency meeting on the matter.