|Country||Republic of South Africa|
|Construction||06.2006 - 2009|
|Contractor||Ibhola Lethu consortium|
|Within the design||10 000 parking spaces, skycar going to the top of the arch.|
Durban Stadium – tournament stadium description
For the World Cup the permanent capacity has been increased temporarily by adding a third tier. It raised from 55,000 to 62,760. The maximum size of the stadium with temporary seating is 80,000.
World Cup games:
|Germany - Australia 4:0||62 660||13.06.2010||Group D|
|Spain - Switzerland 0:1||62 453||16.06.2010||Group H|
|Netherlands - Japan 1:0||62 010||19.06.2010||Group E|
|Nigeria - South Korea 2:2||61 874||22.06.2010||Group B|
|Portugal - Brazil 0:0||62 712||25.06.2010||Group G|
|Netherlands - Slovakia 2:1||61 962||28.06.2010||Round of 16|
|Germany - Spain 0:1||60 690||07.07.2010||Semifinal|
South Africa: More details on massive collusion before 2010 World Cup
Competition Commission revealed that the country’s biggest contractors agreed to share contracts ahead of the 2010 tournament on condition that each of them would earn at least 17.5% on their works. This led to giant inflation of costs for municipalities.
South Africa: Cities to demand massive compensations for rigged stadium tenders
At least five cities are considering legal challenges against contractors rigging their bids and inflating stadium cost for own gain. In the case of Cape Town even 30% of the stadium budget may have been charged wrongly, according to Associated Press.
South Africa: Durban stadium needs a tenant
Brand new Moses Mabhida Stadium was built for the 2010 World Cup just next to the existing Kings Park. But to date it stands empty most of the time, while its older neighbour gets most of the events. City authorities are hoping to change that – Independent Online reports.
Durban: World Cup stadium in the red or not?
On one hand people hear that Moses Mabhida Stadium has generated a big income since the 2010 World Cup. On the other the cost may have been even higher – IOL.co.za informs.