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News, features and stadium informations on South Africa's preparations for world football's 2010.

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South africa world cup 2010

SOUTH AFRICA World Cup - 2010

South africa world cup

Location of South Africa

South africa

South Africa

  • Motto:   “Unity In Diversity”

  • Republic of South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa.

  • The south African coast stretches 2,798 kilometres and borders both the Atlantic and Indian oceans

  • To the North of South Africa lie:

    - Namibia

    - Botswana

    - Zimbabwe

  • To the east are:

    - Mozambique

    - Swaziland

  • While the Kingdom of Lesotho is an independent enclave surrounded by South African territory.

South africa has 11 official languages

South Africa has 11 Official Languages

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Flag of South Africa

World cup 2010




  • Five of South Africa's football stadiums will undergo renovations for 2010; Soccer City and Ellis Park in Johannesburg, Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, the Royal Bafokeng stadium and the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein.

  • New stadiums will be built at Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth. Peter Mokaba stadium in Peitersberg, Limpopo will be rebuilt, as will King Senzangakhona Stadium in Durban.

  • Kings Park and Green Point stadium in Cape Town will become completely new multi-sport facilities, Green Point complete with a retractable dome to protect fans and players from the Cape's unpredictable winter weather.

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  • Soccer City

Soccer City is the jewel in South Africa's crown, built in 1987.

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  • Ellis Park

Ellis Park was constructed in 1982 as a modern, integrated stadium offering outstanding sight lines from every seat.

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  • Greenpoint

Cape Town is building a new stadium for the 2010 World Cup in the suburb of Greenpoint, 500 metres from the Atlantic Ocean with Table Mountain as a backdrop. Upon completion, the stadium should seat 70,000.

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  • Durban

Durban will boast the new Senzangakhona stadium, unveiled on June 15th 2006 at Durban's ICC by KwaZulu-Natal's Premier Sbu Ndebele and eThekwini Mayor Councillor Obed Mlaba.

The stadium will be built on the site of the existing King's Park stadium and has been designed as a first-class multi-purpose sporting facility with a seating capacity of 70,000.

The stadium is named after one of the founding fathers of the Zulu nation, King Senzangakhona.

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  • Pretoria

The stadium has a capacity of 45,000 and this will probably rise to 50,000 for the World Cup.

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  • Peitersberg

The roof over the existing west stand of the Peter Mokaba Stadium will be removed and replaced by a roof that covers the entire western stand of the new Stadium.

An additional 20 rows of seating will be built around the entire stadium to increase capacity to 40,000.

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  • Port Elizabeth

The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium will have a capacity of 49,500 and will be a multi purpose facility launched at the World Cup in 2010.

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  • Bloemfontein

In advance of 2010, a second tier will be added to the main grandstand of the Free State Stadium on the western side of the ground, increasing the net capacity beyond the 40,000-mark required for venues to stage first and second round matches

Giant calabash stadium jewel of the world cup

'Giant calabash' stadium – Jewel of the World Cup

  • Built to look like a vast cooking pot simmering above a ring of fire, South Africa's Soccer City Stadium promises to be an unforgettable venue for next years world cup and one of the most spectacular sporting arenas.

  • Stadium is distinctive, resembling a huge calabash - a hollowed-out gourd used as a cooking pot or water carrier throughout Africa.

  • The calabash has inspired the colouring of the orange and brown membrane that surrounds the stadium while a ring of lights will illuminate the bottom of the building, simulating fire underneath the pot.

Calabash Cooking pot

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Giant calabash Stadium (under construction)

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'Giant calabash' stadium

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'Giant calabash' stadium- Side View

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Giant calabash Stadium

Green Point Stadium

Kings Park Stadium

Peter Mokaba Stadium

King Senzangakhona stadium

Free State Stadium

Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Soccer City Stadium

Limpopa Stadium

Ellis Park Stadium

Royal Batokeng Stadium

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

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