|Country||Republic of South Africa|
|Clubs||Kaizer Chiefs FC|
|Inauguration||1989 (initial), 21.10.2009 (new stadium)|
|Cost||440 mln $|
|Design||Boogertman + Partners, Populous, SBP (2006)|
Soccer City – tournament stadium description
World Cup games:
|south Africa - Mexico 1:1||84 490||11.06.2010||Group A|
|Netherlands - Denmark 2:0||83 465||14.06.2010||Group E|
|Argentina - South Korea 4:1||82 174||17.06.2010||Group B|
|Brazil - Ivory Coast 3:1||84 455||20.06.2010||Group G|
|Ghana - Germany 0:1||83 391||23.06.2010||Group D|
|Argentina - Mexico 3:1||84 377||27.06.2010||Round of 16|
|Uruguay - Ghana 1:1 (k. 4:2)||84 017||02.07.2010||Quarterfinal|
|Netherlands - Spain 0:1||84 490||11.07.2010||Final|
Cape Town: DHL acquire naming rights for Cape Town Stadium
For the first time a stadium of the 2010 World Cup will actually have a naming rights partner. This ends a disappointing decade of no progress with commercialisation of the venue.
Johannesburg: FNB Stadium in risk of collapse?
Africa's largest stadium may be under threat from persistent illegal mining in the area. While the Department of Mineral Resources sees “no immediate threat”, Joburg mayor is of a very different opinion.
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: Collusion inflated prices of most expensive stadia
Two most expensive venues of the 2010 World Cup had their costs rigged by contractors – ongoing inquiry reveals. Their price tags rose significantly throughout construction – Cape Town Argus reports. Will cities get their money back now?