Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. With the many leagues played around the world, billions spent, thousands of players on the pitch every season and billions of fans supporting their clubs, football has become one sports that partially control the world. In Africa, there many cities where football is played professionally and South Africa is not missing on the list.
If you are in South Africa, we have listed some of the places you can watch football.
The FNB Stadium is situated in Johannesburg and it is popularly called ‘Soccer City.’ The FNB stadium is one venue that has hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup and also the 2013 Cup of Nations.
The stadium is also nicknamed ‘The Calabash’, which portrays Africa as a continent in a great light to the entire world. The Soccer city has a sitting capacity of 94,736,pretty huge and pretty comfortable for you, friends and family to enjoy the game of football.
ELLIS PARK STADIUM
Ellis Park Stadium is located in Johannesburg,Gauteng South Africa.The stadium is a 62,567 sitter capacity and it is an open-air stadium and connotes the African theme with its traditional square shape. The stadium has hosted matches from the 2010 World Cup.
The famous OR TAMBO Airport is not far from the stadium. There are shopping malls and other tourist attractions close by to ensure you have a great time.
MOSES MABHIDA STADIUM
The stadium was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup .The stadium has a sitting capacity of 62,760,The stadium is actually adjacent to the Kings Park Stadium. It is designed and built in line with all the latest safety and security requirement.
The grand centre arch is 106m high and has become a first class world tourist attraction, thanks to a high-tech cable car designed to take visitors up to its highest point, where they can disembark.
The Odi Stadium located in North Pretoria, South Africa. It one of the nicest places you could watch a football match. This magnificent stadium has a sitting capacity of over 60,000. It was the home stadium of South African football team, Garankuwa United.
This stadium has nice facilities, including a soccer field, athletics track, field events (long jump, high jump, javelin throw, hammer throw, etc.),it has changing rooms, 4 sets of male / female restrooms, 4 kiosks, VIP lounge & seating, security room, referee room, press room, control room, admin offices, generator room, stores, several indoor sporting areas, 4 high masts and 4 ticketing offices.
They also have nice facilities outside the stadium include a club house, caretaker house, combi-courts for tennis, basketball, volleyball and two informal soccer training grounds which would make your game watching experience a lifetime memory.
NELSON MANDELA BAY STADIUM
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is one stadium with an amazing architectural design. Its ambience will blow your mind and i must say it should be a choice spot to watch football.
The Stadium is located at Port Elizabeth,Eastern Cape,South Africa. Built with an estimated $270,000 the stadium is a 46,000 sitter with the colourful arrangement of the seats which has got different colours,from light orange to dark red.
The stadium possesses 49 hospitality suites, two business lounges, a gymnasium, and lecture and function rooms. There are also two conference rooms which are can accommodate 200 people