Free State Stadium is located in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and the stadium was given a major face lift for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, with seating capacity lifted from 38,000 to 45,000 during the upgrade.
To make the stadium World Cup compliant, a second tier was added to the main grandstand to increase crowd capacity and a number of new changes were made, including new turnstiles, better floodlights, electronic scoreboards, and media facilities improved.
Free State Stadium is generally home to Rugby and has been upgraded for the 2010 World Cup. The stadium will be hosting first and second round matches.
Japan will play Cameroon in the first match at Free State Stadium during the 2010 World Cup.
|Jun 23||France||vs.||South Africa||Bloemfontein||12:00am||Odds|
|Jun 27||Round of 16|
Bloemfontein is the capital of the Orange Fee State province of South Africa and is situated in the heartland between Cape Town and Gauteng and is one of the secondary venues for the 2010 World Cup.