Nelspruit: Mbombela Stadium

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Nelspruit: Mbombela Stadium

Nelspruit: Mbombela Stadium

The Mbombela Stadium is located in the west of Nelspruit, which can hold nearly 44,000 spectators. Although the capacity may be less than the others, it is absolutely the one of the most excellent among the 10 stadiums. Its bracket roof can cover the overwhelming majority of the seat area, and it is supported by 18 structural elements that look like giraffes.

The Kruger National Park is located near the Mbombela Stadium. Tourists can wander the National Park after watching the game, which can make the audiences obtain dual experience. The stadium has used wild animals in many of its designs. Besides supporting structures which look like giraffes, the chairs in the stadium also follow this pattern. When there is nobody in the seats, the zebra stripe design on chairs can be seen.

The Mbombela Stadium started construction in February2007 and was finished in November 2009. This World Cup, only 4 group games will be held here. The first game will be on June 16, with Serbia taking on Honduras and the last game will be performed on June 25, when the Ivory Coast is going up against South Korea.

By People's Daily Online


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