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2014 Games: Scotland versus Nigeria
A profile of the two cities vying to host the Commonwealth Games in 2014.


Scotland flag

Unique selling point

A Games designed by the athletes for the athletes

They said ...

There is a real hunger in Glasgow and Scotland to stage the games in 2014

Significant support

At last count, more than 1.7 million people had registered their support online for Glasgow 2014

The bill please

288m - 80% from the Scottish Executive and 20% from Glasgow City Council


Nigeria flag

Unique selling point

Africa has never staged the Commonwealth Games

They said ...

We have what it takes, all round support gives us confidence

Significant Support

The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa and South African President Thabo Mbeki

The bill please

No information but it cost the country 300m to stage the All Africa Games in 2003

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