The stadiums that will host international teams Cup 2010

Stadium "Green Point" in Cape Town
Capacity: 70 000 people
One of several new stadiums built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, was named after the suburb in which it is located. Built on the site of the old stadium of the same name, the new "Green Point" is located at the foot of Signal and has a short passage from the coast. (Gianluigi Geurcia, Stephane De Sakutin / AFP - Getty Images)

Stadium «Nelson Mandela Bay», Port Elizabeth
Capacity: 49 500 people
New high-tech stadium opened June 7, 2009. The first sporting event held here 16 June 2009 - it was a rugby match.
(2010 FIFA World Cup OCSA via Getty Images)

Stadium Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg (also known as «Coca Cola Park»)
Capacity: 60 000
First built in 1928, the stadium for rugby was demolished and rebuilt in 1982. It is named in honor of Dzh.D.Ellisa - member of the Board of Johannesburg. This home ground of FC «Orlando Pirates»
(AFP - Getty Images, Duif du Toit / Gallo Images for 2010 FIFA World Cup OCSA)

Stadium Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Capacity: 50 000
Originally built in 1906 and significantly updated in 1977, the stadium has undergone minor changes since then. It is named in honor of Robert Owen Loftus Versfeld, who, according to legend, organized in Pretoria soccer matches. There is training FC «Sundowns».
(Alexander Joe / AFP - Getty Images)

Stadium Mbombela, Nelspruit
Capacity: 40 000
A brand new stadium built specifically for the World Cup 2010. Despite the strike by workers and the problems with the soil, the stadium is ready to receive guests. To give the stadium an African atmosphere, all the seats were painted in zebra pattern.
(Stephane De Sakutin / AFP - Getty Images)


See also


Subscribe to our groups in social networks!

New and interesting