Rabu, 09 Juni 2010

Stadiums for the 2010 World Cup
Ellis Park Stadium
City: Johannesburg
When Built: 1982
Completed renovated: 2009
Seating capacity: 61 000

Located in downtown Johannesburg and experienced organizing Confederations Cup 2009 Final between Brazil and the United States, the stadium was originally built to hold a football game.

JD Ellis Bernamakan board members, the stadium which was built in 1982, occupies a special place in the hearts of the people of South Africa. That was where the 1995 South African rugby team won the Rugby World Cup after defeating New Zealand

At that time, Nelso Mandela lifted the trophy and unites people in celebration of that victory.

The stadium is equipped with facilities for disabled spectators, high-tech audio visual technology, and special places for the VIP audience. Ellis Park is the cage of a local club Orlando Pirates.
Loftus Versfeld Stadium
City: Tshwane / Pretoria
Built: 1906
Completed renovated: 2008
Seating capacity: 50,000

As one of the oldest stadiums in South Africa, various events have been held here since 1903, while the first concrete structure which can accommodate 2000 people was built by the city council in 1923.

The stadium continues to be improved since the year 1948 and used for rugby and football matches, even in 1995 became the pretext of Rugby World Cup and African Nations Cup in 1996.

Loftus Versfeld Stadium is where the national team beat South Africa for the first European country, Sweden, in 1999.

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium or Port Elizabeth Stadium
City: Nelson Mandela Bay or Port Elizabeth
Finish Built: 2009
Seating capacity: 48 000

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium was built on the shores of North End Lake and will be host to seize third place match, the quarterfinals, and the other six games during the World Cup in 2010.

This stadium has a roof structure that is unique and beautiful backgrounds pemandangn which is close to North End Lake.

Previously, all matches played football in this town in Eastern Province rugby stadium, South Africa.

Free State Stadium
Kota : Mangaung/ Bloemfontein
Mulai Dibangun : 1952
Selesai Direnovasi : 2008
Kapasitas penonton : 48.000
Kandang dari beberapa klub sepakbola lokal ini akan menjadi pusat perhatian Piala Dunia nanti. Di sinilah tim Spanyol, unggulan pertama Piala Kondfederasi 2009 secara mengejutkan tumbang dari tim nasional AS di pertandingan semifinal.
Penduduk Bloemfontein terkenal dengan semangat olahraganya, sedangkan pusat olahraga di kota mereka ini telah menjadi ajang dari beberapa kompetisi olahraga nasional, terutama rugbi dan sepakbola.

Mbombela Stadium
City: Nelspruit
Finish Built: 2009
Seating capacity: 46 000

This includes the new stadium was built to welcome the World Cup in 2010. It took its name from the name of the town of Nelspruit and Mbolela derived from the Siswati language (one of the official languages of South Africa) which literally means "many people
gathered in a small place. "

Situated in Mpumalanga Province, the stadium is about eight kilometers from the city center and 12 kilometers from Kruger-Mpumalanga Airport.

Peter Mokaba Stadium
City: Polokwane
Finish Built: 2010
Seating capacity: 46 000

Named according to a fighter antiapartheid, Peter Mokaba stadium commemorate the spirit and inspiration of the warrior who is also from the city of Polokwane.

The design of the stadium was inspired by a local symbol, Baobab trees, the structure of the steel columns supporting the roof at each corner.

Stadium, a distance of five kilometers from the city center was built near the old stadium Peter Mokaba in Limpopo Province.

At the stadium, which is now defended Didier Drogba of Chelsea, made his first international debut for Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium
City: Rustenburg
Starting Built: 1999
Completed renovated: 2010
seating capacity: 42 000

The stadium was named after the Bafokeng tribe settled in the area.

Although Rustenberg has no local club, but the stadium has played host to a local soccer league (Premier Soccer League) and when South Africa beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in World Cup qualifying match in 2001.

The stadium is located 25 kilometers from downtown Rustenberg. (*)

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