What are state-of-the-art stadiums at Johannesburg South Africa?

Thursday 1, July 2010


What are state-of-the-art stadiums at Johannesburg South Africa?


The bustling South African city of Johannesburg is a world famous city for sports. It boasts some of the world’s best stadiums holding number of international sports events annually.


Although there are many well known stadiums at Johannesburg but two of them are most popular. These are:


Soccer City: It is one of the most artistic and aspiring football venues in Africa. It is the largest stadium in African continent. The stadium was previously known as FNB Stadium which had a capacity of 80,000 seats, now its capacity is enlarged to 94,700.milluions of visitors have taken flights to Johannesburg as this stadium is hosting both the opening and final matches of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.  It is located at the site of Nelson Mandela's first speech next to the South African Football Association headquarters. It is regarded as the heart of football in South Africa.


It is a proud host of many international matches. The park is equipped with all facilities to meet international standards for hosting FIFA 2010. Thousands of people have taken flights to Johannesburg from UK to attend this years world cup matches at Soccer City Football stadium. These flights reservations are made with any trust worthy Travel Company such as flights to johannesburg To host this Football World cup, an enlarging roof has been added to protect audience from direct sun heat this summer. The building is 5000 square meters in size, topped off by a dome measuring 16 meters across. Private boxes, VIP suites, eight television presentation studios, a soccer museum and a 300 seated restaurant are added to entertain those taken Johannesburg flights to attend FIFA Matches at this stadium.


Ellis Park Stadium: Ellis Park stadium is also known as Coca Cola Park because of the sponsorship of Coca Cola Company. It is country’s most modern stadium. It is capturing cheap Johannesburg flights by hosting League, provincial, and international games on regular bases. It is currently having seating capacity of more than 60,000 audiences. It is home to one of the country's most popular clubs, Orlando Pirates FC, and a number of other sports teams. In addition to football matches it is famous for holding Rugby, and cricket matches. Ellis Park made history by becoming the first black-owned stadium in South Africa in the year 2005. A large number of visitors have taken cheap flights to Johannesburg from UK to attend matches at this FIFA World Cup venue. They use Travel Operator



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