May 12, 2010
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium sits on the shores of North End Lake in Port Elizabeth and has been solely built as a dedicated venue for football in the city and surrounding areas.
Newly-built for the 2010 World Cup, the stadium has a visually appealing design with a unique roof-structure and amazing view of North End Lake.
Prior to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium being built, international football games were played at the nearby EPRU Rugby Stadium.
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium can hold around 46,000 people and will host 8 matches including a quarter final and third place play off at the state of the art arena.
South Korea will play Greece in the first match of the 2010 World Cup at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
|Jun 13th||South Korea||vs.||Greece||Mandela Bay||12:00am||Odds|
|Jun 16th||Ivory Coast||vs.||Portugal||Mandela Bay||12:00am||Odds|
|Jun 18th||Germany||vs.||Serbia||Mandela Bay||9:30pm||Odds|
|Jun 22nd||Chile||vs.||Switzerland||Mandela Bay||12:00am||Odds|
|Jun 24th||Slovenia||vs.||England||Mandela Bay||12:00am||Odds|
|Jun 26||Round of 16|
|Jul 02||Quarter Final|
|Jul 10||Third Place Play Off|
Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa’s port cities and has beautiful beaches all around it. Known as ‘the Friendly City’, Port Elizibeth is located in the Eastern Cape Province which has been a place of residence for many South Africans who were recognised as heroes in the struggle against apartheid.
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