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Peter Mokaba Stadium
Estadio Peter Mokaba.JPG
Peter Mokaba Stadium ahead of completion for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Location Polokwane, South Africa
Coordinates 23°55′29″S 29°28′08″E / 23.924689°S 29.468765°E / -23.924689; 29.468765Coordinates: 23°55′29″S 29°28′08″E / 23.924689°S 29.468765°E / -23.924689; 29.468765
Opened 2010
Construction cost R1.24 billion (US$150 million)
Capacity 46,000

The Peter Mokaba Stadium is a soccer stadium in Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg), South Africa, that will be used for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. When completed in 2010 it will have a capacity of 46,000.[1] It was named for Peter Mokaba, a former leader of the ANC Youth League. It is located 5 kilometers from the city centre and is located just east of the existing Pietersburg Stadium

The stadium is one of five new stadiums that will be built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Initial plans to upgrade the current Peter Mokaba Stadium were abandoned in favour of the R1,245,000,000 (ZAR) new Peter Mokaba stadium.

2010 World Cup

Date Time (UTC+2) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
2010-06-13 13.30 Algeria Algeria vs Slovenia Slovenia Group C
2010-06-17 20.30 France France vs Mexico Mexico Group A
2010-06-12 20.30 Greece Greece vs Argentina Argentina Group B
2010-06-24 16.00 Paraguay Paraguay vs New Zealand New Zealand Group F

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Peter Mokaba Stadium
File:Estadio Peter
Location Polokwane, South Africa
Coordinates 23°55′30″S 29°27′54″E / 23.925°S 29.465°E / -23.925; 29.465Coordinates: 23°55′30″S 29°27′54″E / 23.925°S 29.465°E / -23.925; 29.465
Built 2010
Capacity 41,733

Peter Mokaba Stadium is a sports stadium in Polokwane, South Africa.

FIFA World Cup

The stadium will host the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Is one of the 10 stadiums where World Cup games will be played.

2010 World Cup Matches

All times are given in South African Standard time (UTC+2).

DateTimeGroupTeam #1Team #2
Sunday, 13 June13:30Group CAlgeriaSlovenia
Thursday, 17 June20:30Group AFranceMexico
Tuesday, 22 June20:30Group BGreeceArgentina
Thursday, 24 June16:00Group FParaguayNew Zealand

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