10 KOTA & STADIUM PIALA DUNIA AFRIKA SELATAN 2010

Posted on April 21, 2010

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flogowordcup Perhelatan akbar piala dunia, bukan hanya kerja panitia lokal saja, tetapi merupakan kerja sebuah panitia besar yang melibatkan banyak pendukung serta komponen yang ebrada didalamnya.

Salah satunya adanya kota-kota tempat penyelenggaraan putaran final piala dunia afrika selatan.

Pemerintah Afrika Selatan telah menyiapkan 10 kota besar di sana sebagai ajang tempat pertandingan digelar mulai dari putaran penyisihan grup hingga ke final dan sekaligus stadion tempat pertandingan digelar.

Berikut ini sedikit informasi tentang kota-kota di Afrika Selatan yang telah mempersiapkan diri pesta akbar sepakbola dunia ini.

POLOKWANE

Name: Polokwane, place of safety
Province: Limpopo
Population: 508 272
Altitude: 1310m
Geography: 60 kilometers south of the Tropic of Capricorn. The landscape is mainly grassland interspersed with rocky granite hills, referred to as ‘koppies’ in South African English.
Climate: Tropical climate with winter temperatures 20°- 4° Centigrade and summer temperatures between 28-16° Centigrade.
Key Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing
Professional Football Clubs: Black Leopards, Dynamos, Winners Park  (1st Division)

Peter Mokaba Stadium

Name:

Peter Mokaba

City:

Polokwane

Construction:

new

Completion:

2010

Gross Capacity:

45,264

petermokabastadium

 
Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

13 June – 13:30

Group C

Algeria

Slovenia

17 June – 20:30

Group A

France

Mexico

22 June – 20:30

Group B

Greece

Argentina

24 June – 16:00

Group F

Paraguay

New Zealand

 

Nelspruit

Mbombela Stadium

Name: Nelspruit. The city’s name has Dutch origins and means Nel’s stream. Province:Mpumalanga
Population: 21541
Altitude: 660m
Geography: Located on a low-lying plateau, known as the Lowveld, in the fertile Crocodile River valley in the north eastern part of South Africa.
Climate: Sub-tropical with temperatures around 23°C during winter and warming up to 29°C during summer.
Key Economic Sectors: Agriculture, Mining
Football Clubs: Mpumalanga Black Aces, Witbank Spurs (1st Division)

Name:

Mbombela

City:

Nelspruit

Construction:

new

Completion:

2009

Gross Capacity:

43,589

 

mbombelastadiumlarge

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

16 June – 13:30

Group H

Honduras

Chile

20 June – 16:00

Group F

Italy

New Zealand

23 June – 20:30

Group D

Australia

Serbia

25 June – 16:00

Group G

Korea DPR

Côte d’Ivoire

 

Tshwane/Pretoria

Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Name: Tshwane/Pretoria
Province: Gauteng Province
Population: 2,2 million
Altitude: 1214m
Geography: Situated between rocky ridges in the north eastern part of the country. The city is in the transitional area between tropical savannah (Bushveld) and the Highveld plateau.
Climate: Dry winters with temperatures averaging 20 °C during the day, dropping to about 5 °C at night. Hot summers with occasional thunderstorms, daytime average temperatures 25 to 30 °C.
Key Economic Sectors: Services, Commerce, Industry
Professional Football Clubs: Mamelodi Sundowns, Supersport United (Premier) Pretoria University (1st Division)

Facts

Stadium:

Loftus Versfeld

City:

Tshwane/Pretoria

Built:

1906

Construction:

upgrade

Completion:

2008

Gross Capacity:

49,365

loftus_versfeld_stadium

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

13 June – 16:00

Group D

Serbia

Ghana

16 June – 20:30

Group A

South Africa

Uruguay

19 June – 20:30

Group E

Cameroon

Denmark

23 June – 16:00

Group C

USA

Algeria

25 June – 20:30

Group H

Chile

Spain

29 June – 16:00

Round of 16

1F

2E

 

Rustenburg

Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Name: Rustenburg. The city’s name originates from Dutch.
Province: North West
Population: 395 539
Altitude: 1500m
Geography: Located on the Highveld Plateau with low mountains and grasslands in the north western part of South Africa.
Climate: Rustenburg enjoys a sub-tropical climate with temperatures around 16°C during winter and 31°C during summer. The climate is generally ideal for year round outdoor activities.
Key Economic Sectors: Mining, Agriculture
Professional Football Clubs: Platinum Stars (Premier)

Facts

Name:

Royal Bafokeng

City:

Rustenburg

Built:

1999

Construction:

minor upgrade

Construction:

2010

Gross Capacity:

44,530

Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

12 June – 20:30

Group C

England

USA

15 June – 13:30

Group F

New Zealand

Slovakia

19 June – 16:00

Group D

Ghana

Australia

22 June – 16:00

Group A

Mexico

Uruguay

24 June – 20:30

Group E

Denmark

Japan

26 June – 20:30

Round of 16

1C

2D

 

Johannesburg

Soccer City

Name: Johannesburg, also referred to as Jozi, Joburg or Egoli (place of Gold)
Province: Gauteng Province
Population: 3,2 million
Altitude: 1753m
Geography: Located on the eastern high-lying plateau in South Africa referred to as the Highveld.
Climate: Dry with winter temperatures ranging from 24°-16°C. Summer is temperate with temperatures exceeding 30°C and afternoon thundershowers.
Key Economic Sectors: Retail, Finance
Professional Football Clubs: Bidvest Wits, Kaizer Chiefs, Moroka Swallows Orlando Pirates (Premier) FC AK, Jomo Cosmos  (1st Division)

Facts

Stadium:

Soccer City

City:

Johannesburg

Built:

1987

Construction:

major upgrade

Completion:

2009

Gross Capacity

88,460

soccercity

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

11 June – 16:00

Group A

South Africa

Mexico

14 June – 13:30

Group E

Netherlands

Denmark

17 June – 13:30

Group B

Argentina

Korea Republic

20 June – 20:30

Group G

Brazil

Côte d’Ivoire

23 June – 20:30

Group D

Ghana

Germany

27 June – 20:30

Round of 16

1B

2A

02 July – 20:30

Quarter-finals

W49

W50

11 July – 20:30

Final

W61

W62

 

Ellis Park Stadium

Facts

Name:

Ellis Park Stadium

City:

Johannesburg

Built:

1982

Construction:

minor upgrade

Construction Completion:

2009

Gross Capacity:

61,639

ellispark

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

12 June – 16:00

Group B

Argentina

Nigeria

15 June – 20:30

Group G

Brazil

Korea DPR

18 June – 16:00

Group C

Slovenia

USA

21 June – 20:30

Group H

Spain

Honduras

24 June – 16:00

Group F

Slovakia

Italy

28 June – 20:30

Round of 16

1G

2H

03 July – 20:30

Quarter-finals

W55

W56

 

Durban

Durban Stadium

Name: Durban
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Population: 3064624
Altitude: 0m
Geography: The city is located on a huge natural lagoon that forms its harbour with a range of hills inland that are the remains of fossilized sand-dunes.
Climate: Sub-tropical, mild and sunny winters, hot and humid summers. Average temperatures are around 16 to 25° C year round.
Key Economic Sectors: Tourism, transport, agriculture, manufacturing
Football Clubs: Amazulu, Golden Arrows, Thanda Royal Zulu, Maritzburg United (Premier) Durban Stars, Nathi Lions (1st Division)

Facts

Name:

Durban Stadium

City:

Durban

Construction:

new

Completion:

2009

Gross Capacity:

69,957

durbanstadium

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

13 June – 20:30

Group D

Germany

Australia

16 June – 16:00

Group H

Spain

Switzerland

19 June – 13:30

Group E

Netherlands

Japan

22 June – 20:30

Group B

Nigeria

Korea Republic

25 June – 16:00

Group G

Portugal

Brazil

28 June – 16:00

Round of 16

1E

2F

07 July – 20:30

Semi-finals

W59

W60

 

Mangaung / Bloemfontein

Free State Stadium

Name: Mangaung / Bloemfontein
Province: Free State
Population: 850 000
Altitude: 1400m
Geography: The city is located in central South Africa on the Free State Plateau. The landscape is accentuated by grassland plains and low hills.
Climate: : Dry winters, from May to August with temperatures around 17° C in the day and reaching -2° C at night. Summer ranges from October to February and city is much warmer, around 30° C during the day and cloud bursts in the afternoon.
Key Economic Sectors: Trade, Finance, Transport
Professional Football Clubs: Bloemfontein Celtic, Free State Stars (Premier League) Carara Kicks (1st Division)

Facts

Stadium:

Free State

City:

Mangaung / Bloemfontein

Built:

1952

Construction:

medium upgrade

Completion:

2008

Gross Capacity (after upgrade):

45,058

freestatestadium

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

14 June – 16:00

Group E

Japan

Cameroon

17 June – 16:00

Group B

Greece

Nigeria

20 June – 13:30

Group F

Slovakia

Paraguay

22 June – 16:00

Group A

France

South Africa

25 June – 20:30

Group H

Switzerland

Honduras

27 June – 16:00

Round of 16

1D

2C

 

Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Name:

Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth

Province:

Eastern Cape

Population:

1,005,779

Altitude:

0m

Geography:

Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth is nestled in the shelter of Algoa Bay

Climate:

Sub-tropical with winter rainfall. The city has mild temperatures ranging from 20° to 9°C during winter, and 25° to 17°C during summer.

Key Economic Sectors:

Motor Industry, Tourism

Professional Football Clubs:

Bay United, OR Tambo Cosmos (First Division)

nelsonmandelaybaystadium

Facts

Name:

Port Elizabeth

City:

Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth

Construction:

new

Completion:

2009

Gross Capacity:

46,082

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

12 June – 13:30

Group B

Korea Republic

Greece

15 June – 16:00

Group G

Côte d’Ivoire

Portugal

18 June – 13:30

Group D

Germany

Serbia

21 June – 16:00

Group H

Chile

Switzerland

23 June – 16:00

Group C

Slovenia

England

26 June – 16:00

Round of 16

1A

2B

02 July – 16:00

Quarter-finals

W53

W54

10 July – 20:30

Match for third place

L61

L62

 

CAPETOWN

Green Point Stadium

Name: Cape Town The city’s name is derived from its association with the Cape of Good Hope.
Province: Western Cape
Population: 1,3 million
Altitude: 0m
Geography: The city is located on either side of a mountain ridge on the Cape Peninsula and low-lying flat areas at sea level.
Climate: Mediterranean climate with winter rainfall and temperatures around 18°C. Summer time is generally warm with temperatures in the range of 25-27°C.
Key Economic Sectors: Tourism, Agriculture, Manufacturing
Professional Football Clubs: Ajax Cape Town, Santos  (Premier) Hanover Park, Ikapa Sporting, FC Cape Town (1st Division)

Facts

Name:

Green Point

City:

Cape Town

Construction:

new

Completion:

2009

Gross Capacity:

66,005

greenpointstadium

Matches

Date – Time

Stage

 

Results

 

11 June – 20:30

Group A

Uruguay

France

14 June – 20:30

Group F

Italy

Paraguay

18 June – 20:30

Group C

England

Algeria

21 June – 13:30

Group G

Portugal

Korea DPR

24 June – 20:30

Group E

Cameroon

Netherlands

29 June – 20:30

Round of 16

1H

2G

03 July – 16:00

Quarter-finals

W52

W51

06 July – 20:30

Semi-finals

W58

W57

 

 

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