The Peter Mokaba stadium is situated in Polokwane (formerly known as Pietersburg) in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Polokwane is about 3 hours drive from Pretoria / Johannesburg. The Peter Mokaba Stadium is named after one of the sons of the struggle and emancipation against the apartheid regime in South Africa. This is being newly built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and is situated just East of the old Pietersburg Stadium in Polokwane. The stadium is about 5 km from the Polokwane city center. This stadium has a seating capacity of 46,000. The city of Polokwane is home to more than 500,000 people. The Peter Mokaba Stadium will host 4 matches in the first round in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
The following matches will be played at Peter Mokaba stadium in the 2010 FIFA World Cup:
- 13 June 2010 – Algeria vs Slovenia – Kickoff at 13:30
- 17 June 2010 – France vs Mexico – Kickoff at 20:30
- 22 June 2010 – Greece vs Argentina – Kickoff at 20:30
- 24 June 2010 – Paraguay vs New Zealand – Kickoff at 16:00
Check out the previous post covering the 2010 FIFA World Cup Match Schedule for a full list of the matches scheduled in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.