The Moses Mabhida Stadium
is a stadium
, South Africa
, named after Moses Mabhida
, a former General Secretary
of the South African Communist Party
. It is a multi-use stadium
It was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
. The stadium has a capacity
of 62,760 during the World Cup
and 54,000 afterwards. The stadium is adjacent to the Kings Park Stadium
, in the Kings Park Sporting Precinct
, and the Durban street circuit
used for the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport
It includes an adjoining indoor arena
, football museum, sports institute, and a transmodal transport station.
This newly built stadium is located on the grounds of the Kings Park Soccer Stadium, in the Durban sports precinct in the suburb of Stamford Hill
. The stadium had the capacity to hold 62,760 spectators during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Its design allows the stadium seating to be adjusted; 54,000 for local matches or up to 80,000 for events such as the Olympic Games. It has two permanent tiers of seating, a temporary third one has been added for the World Cup.
There are 150 corporate hospitality suites with 7,500 seats.
Stadium: 320m x 280m x 45m
Somewhat reminiscent of the famous Wembley Stadium
arch, a long free and high span arch holds up the roof of the stadium, the top of the arch rises to above the pitch. The arch also represents the once divided nation coming... Read More