Tag: Soccer City Stadium
Johannesburg, Wednesday 2 October 2013 – Brand South Africa is pleased to join the City of Joburg in welcoming all delegates to the 2013 One Young World Summit which opens at the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, later today. Since its inception, the Summit has become the world’s largest youth forum.
Larger than the new Wembley Stadium in England, Soccer City in Johannesburg is the showpiece stadium of the 2010 Fifa World Cup. Designed to resemble an African calabash, the stadium has a crowd capacity of 94 700, and is host to the opening and final matches of the tournament.
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With under 280 days to go until Bafana Bafana run onto the pitch at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium for the opening game of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, Casual Day is getting a distinctively South African makeover – Football Fridays.