Soccer City Stadium
Soccer City Stadium hosted both the opening and final matches of the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Built in 1987, Soccer City in Johannesburg has played host to some of the most memorable matches in South Africa’s soccer history. Soccer City was been enlarged to seat 94 700 for soccer’s showcase event. Some significant changes were made to the original two-tiered bowl for the World Cup: the upper tier was extended around the stadium, while an encircling roof was added.
Key Matches and Dates:
• Sunday, 27 June 2010 - Round of 16 - Argentina vs Mexico: Result 3-1
• Friday, 2 July 2010 - Quarter Final - Uruguay vs Ghana: Result 1(4)-1(2)
• Sunday, 11 July 2010 - Final of the 2010 World Cup- Netherlands vs Spain: Result 0-1
First Round Matches at Soccer City Stadium:
• Friday 11 June 2010 - South Africa vs Mexico: Result 1-1
• Monday 14 June 2010 - Netherlands vs Denmark: Result 2-0
• Thursday 17 June 2010 - Argentina vs Korea Republic: Result 4-1
• Sunday 20 June 2010 - Brazil vs Ivory Coast: Result 3-1
• Wednesday 23 June 2010 - Ghana vs Germany: Result 0-1
Distances to Soccer City Stadium from:
OR Tambo International Airport: 36km
Laico Isle, Sandton: 26km
Maponya Mall, Soweto: 10km
Accommodation in Gauteng and near Soccer City Stadium:
Find Accommodation in Gauteng for the 2010 World Cup by using our map specially designed to show distances in kilometres from Soccer City to surropunding towns and suburbs within a 20km and 40km radius of Soccer City. See: Soccer City Stadium Accommodation.
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