Soccer City – Venue of the Opening and Final World Cup Matches

Soccer City, near Soweto in Gauteng, was originally built in 1987 and has undergone a major upgrade in honor of 2010. Designed around the theme of a giant African calabash, the revamped stadium will host the opening and the final matches. South Africa has made a major investment in building new stadiums and upgrading existing stadiums. Ten different stadiums throughout South Africa will host the 64 games of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Soccer fans will enjoy watching the best teams in the world battle it out in this fitting venue.