Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban Stadium

The Moses Mabhida Stadium (Durban Stadium) is a stadium in Durban, South Africa, named after Moses Mabhida, a former General Secretary of the South African Communist Party. It is intended to be a world-class multi-use stadium.

It will be one of the host stadiums for the FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa. The stadium has a planned capacity of 70,000 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.

Location Durban, South Africa
Broke ground 2006
Opened November 28, 2009
Owner South African Football Association
Surface Grass
Construction cost R3.4 billion ($450 million)
Architect Gerkan, Marg and Partners
Capacity 70,000+ (Football & Multi-purpose)
Field dimensions Stadium: 320m x 280m x 45m, Arches: 100m

World Cup 2010 Match Schedule in Moses Mabhida Stadium

Date Time (UTC+2) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
2010-06-13 20:30 Germany Germany vs Australia Australia Group D
2010-06-16 16:00 Spain Spain vs Switzerland Switzerland Group H
2010-06-19 13:30 Netherlands Netherlands vs Japan Japan Group E
2010-06-22 20:30 Nigeria Nigeria vs South Korea Korea Republic Group B
2010-06-25 16:00 Brazil Brazil vs Portugal Portugal Group G
2010-06-28 16:00 Winner Group E vs Runners-up Group F Round of 16
2010-07-07 20:30 Winners of Match 59 vs Winners of Match 60 Semi-finals


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