World Cup stadium workers call on FIFA about pay

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DURBAN, South Africa (AP) - Hundreds of World Cup security stewards have protested over wages, calling on FIFA to confirm what
they should be paid.

Dozens of police looked on Tuesday as the workers danced, chanted and sang at the peaceful demonstration that began near the Moses Mabhida Stadium and ended with a rally near Durban's busy downtown railroad station.

On Monday, police took over security at stadiums in Durban and Cape Town amid protests by stewards in the escalating pay dispute. Both cities are scheduled to host semifinals matches next month.

Demonstrators in Durban waved placards saying: "We need our money, then we can feel it," a play on a local World Cup slogan.

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