Rustenburg :Royal Bafokeng Stadium

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Rustenburg :Royal Bafokeng Stadium



Rustenburg :Royal Bafokeng Stadium



Rustenburg :Royal Bafokeng Stadium


The official name of this stadium is Royal Bafokeng Stadium Palace, which is a multi-functional, open-air stadium and belongs to the Royal Bafokeng Nation tribe. This tribe is a traditional community and this area became the homeland of the Bafokeng in the 12th century.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium was completed in 1999, and its bracket roof part has been upgraded so as to keep the west side stand audiences away from exposure under the sunshine. Like the Peter Mokaba Stadium, this stadium has also been renovated in many aspects, including the scoreboard, the illumination device and the sound system. All these transformations started in the mid of 2009, so it can achieve FIFA’s standard.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium is located in Rustenburg. Because the new chairs were installed in 2009, its capacity has achieved 44,000. During the World Cup period, there will be 5 group games and one semi-finals game held here. On June 12, England is going to face the United States in this Stadium. On June 26, the winners of group C and group D will also launch the game here.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:张茜)

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