Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg

2010-05-07 11:37
Where it is
Rustenburg, North West Province

42 000

360 Degree view from the Pitch

Getting there by public transport:
Many World Cup visitors will come in from Sun City resort, and transport can be arranged at Sun City as required.

There will be regular shuttle bus services, taxis and private hire options for visitors arriving from in and around Rustenburg.

Driving directions and parking options:
The stadium is readily accessible from the N4 highway, and there is parking available, although it is limited.

About the Stadium
The Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace was built in 1999, and underwent minor upgrades for the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

The South African national team played a FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Burkina Faso in 2001, and won 2-1. It has been host to many Premier Soccer League games despite Rustenburg not having its own team.

The stadium is only a 25 minute drive to Sun City and 30 minutes to the Pilansberg. It is 12 kilometers from the Rustenburg city centre.

Match Schedule

12 June - 20:30     Group C  England v USA 

15 June - 13:30
     Group F  New Zealand v Slovakia 

19 June - 16:00
     Group D  Ghana v Australia 

22 June - 16:00
     Group A  Mexico v Uruguay 

24 June - 20:30
     Group E  Denmark v Japan 

26 June - 20:30
     Round of 16   1C v 2D

Full World Cup Fixtures

Nearby attractions
Kgaswane Mountain and Nature Reserves
Sun  City, a mere 25 minutes drive away.
Pilanesberg National Park

Pubs, Nightlife and restaurants in the area
News Cafe and Joe’s Tavern offer excellence local nightlife, atmosphere and drinks.

There are also excellent food options, including Ocean Basket, Piatto Mediterranean, and Global Wrapps.

Accommodation in the area


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