Pretoria: Loftus Versfeld Stadium

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Pretoria: Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Pretoria: Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Pretoria: Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Loftus Versfeld Stadium can hold nearly 52,000 audience members and it started to hold competitions in 1906. For many years, this stadium has frequently carried out renovations and so it has always been in good condition. After some additional work, it now meets the needs of the 2010 World Cup. It will hold its first World Cup sports event on June 13, 2010 when Serbian is faces Ghana there.

As the largest stadium of South African capital of Pretoria, Loftus Versfeld Stadium is used for holding sports events, championship tournaments as well as the large-scale entertainment performances.

On April 17, 2006, the “Close Encounters Tour” featuring Pop-reggae orchestra UB40 and English pop singer Robbie Williams was held here, which attracted more than 56,000 music fans. In February 2008, Celine Dion, the Canadian queen of songs once performed two nights back-to-back in the stadium, which altogether attracted about 80,000 music fans.

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