Loftus Versfeld is one of South Africa's top stadiums with a seating capacity for 50 000 people, and is situated in Pretoria (Tshwane), 5 kilometres from the city centre. It is one of the 2010 FIFA World Cup venues and five first-round matches and one second-round match were be hosted here. This stadium is home to Mamelodi Sundowns, the Blue Bulls Currie Cup rugby team and the Bulls Super 14 rugby squad.

Loftus stadium was named after Mr. Robert Owen Loftus Versed, the founder of organised sports in Pretoria, a man committed to the task of uplifting sport in South Africa.

The floodlights, sound system and scoreboards at the stadium had to be upgraded to qualify for selection as a first and second round venue for the FIFA soccer world cup later this year. Designated media areas were constructed in the lower level of the west stand.

 


 

 

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