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National Stadium
Nasrec, Johannesburg, Gauteng
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Also or formerly known as FNB Stadium, Soccer City
Established 1989
Named after First National Bank
Capacity 94,700
Floodlights Yes
Other sports Football
Time 14:53, Fri Apr 18, 2014 (UTC +0200)
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Notes Renovated and upgraded in 2009
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Soccer City, known commercially as the FNB Stadium, is a 94,700-capacity stadium situated in the Soweto township of Johannesburg.

Traditionally a football stadium, it played a central role in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, hosting the opening game and the tournament final amongst others.

It is scheduled to host its first rugby match when South Africa tackle New Zealand on August 21, 2010 in the Tri-Nations.

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Oct 6, 2012
The FNB Stadium in Johannesburg awaits the South Africa v New Zealand clash
The FNB Stadium in Johannesburg awaits the South Africa v New Zealand clash
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Jun 11, 2010
A general view of the National Stadium in Johannesburg
A general view of the National Stadium in Johannesburg
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