Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria

2010-05-07 11:17
Where it is
Central Pretoria

360 Degree view of the Pitch

50 000

Getting there by public transport:
Taxis, buses and metered taxis will get you around the capital. The Gautrain, as well as BRT bus services will transport visitors from Johannesburg, OR Tambo Airport, and surrounding areas.

Driving directions and parking options:
Tshwane/Pretoria will have Park and ride facilities at LC de Villiers and Pretoria Sports Union grounds, while park and walk will be situated at the Pretoria Technical High School.

About the Stadium
This fortress in Pretoria is the home of the all conquering Blue Bulls, PSL rich boys Mamelodi Sundowns and three time reigning PSL champions Supersport United. The stadium was built in 1906 and has undergone perennial upgrades since 1948.

The venue hosted a number of matches during the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, most notably Brazil’s 3-0 victory over world champions Italy.

Match Schedule

13 June - 16:00    Group D            Serbia    v    Ghana     

16 June - 20:30    Group A            South Africa    v    Uruguay     

19 June - 20:30    Group E            Cameroon    v    Denmark     

23 June - 16:00    Group C            USA    v    Algeria     

25 June - 20:30    Group H            Chile    v    Spain     

29 June - 16:00    Round of 16    1F    v    2E 

Full World Cup Fixtures

Nearby Attractions

Voortrekker Monument
Union Buildings
Freedom Park

Pubs, nightlife and restaurants in the area

The Godfather, Centurion for great steak

Pachas, Hazlewood for outstanding fine dining

Burnett Street in Hatfield is a great area for a night out. Try Tings and Times, a reggae bar located under a sports tavern with great food and atmosphere.

Try Drop Zone for an extended night out, and News Café for great cocktails.

Accommodation in the area

Blue Bulls colours surround this bastion of local sport.

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