Loftus Versfeld Stadium

The stadium was named after Robert Owen Loftus Versfeld who was the founder of organised sports in Pretoria. It has had several name changes of the years having being sponsored by Minolta and Securicor who changed the name to suit their business needs, it is now sponsored by Vodacom who reverted the name back to Loftus Versfeld Stadium.

This is an all seater venue in Pretoria and it has a capacity of 51,762 it was renovated in 2008 to comply with the rules of FIFA the floodlights, sound system, scoreboards and stadium roof were improved. For the World Cup the venue will host first and second round matches.

Although England will not be playing at this stadium during the world cup fellow Group C teams USA and Algeria will face each other here on the 23rd June 2010.


Date Time Teams Round
13th June 2010 15:00 Serbia v Ghana Group D
16th June 2010 19:30 South Africa v Uruguay Group A
19th June 2010 19:30 Cameroon v Denmark Group E
23rd June 2010 15:00 USA v Algeria Group C
25th June 2010 19:30 Chile v  Spain Group H
29th June 2010 15:00 Group F Winners v Group E runners up Round of 16

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