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Cape Town Stadium
Cape Town Stadium
Cape Town Stadium
Full name Cape Town Stadium
Owners City of Cape Town
Location Flag of South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
Broke ground 26 March 2007
Opened 14 December 2009
Tenants Ajax Cape Town F.C. 2010–present
Cape Town City 2010–present
Capacity 55,000
Field dimensions 290 × 265 × 48 m
Surface Grass

The Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa is a stadium that was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. During the planning stage, it was known as the Green Point Stadium, which was the name of the previous stadium on the site, and this name was also used frequently during World Cup media coverage. It is the home ground of Premier Soccer League clubs Ajax Cape Town (since 2010) and Cape Town City (since 2016). It has also hosted the South Africa Sevens rugby tournament since 2015.

The stadium is located in Green Point, between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Cape Town city centre and to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a popular tourist and shopping venue. The stadium had a seating capacity of 64,100 during the 2010 World Cup, later reduced to 55,000. The stadium is connected to the waterfront by a new road connection, Granger Bay Boulevard, and is surrounded by a 60 hectare urban park. The stadium was built by South African construction contractor Murray & Roberts.

2010 FIFA World Cup

In the World Cup, hosted five first round matches, one second round, one quarter-final, and one semi-final. During the World Cup, all FIFA media referred to the stadium as 'Green Point Stadium'.

Matches

Date Time (UTC+2) Team 1 Res. Team 2 Round Attendance
11 June 201020.30Flag of Uruguay Uruguay0–0Flag of France FranceGroup A64,100
14 June 201020.30Flag of Italy Italy1–1Flag of Paraguay ParaguayGroup F62,869
18 June 201020.30England England0–0Flag of Algeria AlgeriaGroup C64,100
21 June 201013.30Flag of Portugal Portugal7–0Flag of North Korea Korea DPRGroup G63,644
24 June 201020.30Flag of Cameroon Cameroon1–2Netherlands NetherlandsGroup E63,093
29 June 201020.30Flag of Spain Spain 1–0Flag of Portugal PortugalRound of 1662,955
3 July 201016.00Flag of Argentina Argentina0–4Germany GermanyQuarter-finals64,100
6 July 201020.30Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay2–3Netherlands.png NetherlandsSemi-finals62,479

External links

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2010 FIFA World Cup stadiums

Cape Town Stadium · Ellis Park Stadium · Free State Stadium · Loftus Versfeld Stadium · Mbombela Stadium · Moses Mabhida Stadium · Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium · Peter Mokaba Stadium · Royal Bafokeng Stadium · Soccer City

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