Soccer City, Johannesburg. FNB Stadium Image source. Stadium built in Johannesburg for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The design concept of the Stadium is the Calabash, or African pot. This iconic, 87 436-seater is the largest Venue in South Africa, and the Country’s proud Global Colossal located in Nasrec, South of Johannesburg.
First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City and The Calabash, is an association football and Rugby union stadium located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa. The venue is managed by Stadium Management South Africa (SMSA) and is a home of Kaizer Chiefs F.C. in the South African Premier Soccer League as well as key fixtures for the South African national football team. It is located next to the South African Football Association headq
Soccer City, known as FNB Stadium for commercial purposes, is a stadium located in Nasrec, the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located next to the South African Football Association headquarters (SAFA House) where both the FIFA offices and the Local Organising Committee for the 2010 FIFA World Cup were housed.
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The facade of Soccer City features a cover of fiber-cement panels that were produced using locally sourced materials. Soccer City is the largest stadium in South Africa. Its striking facade creates a sense of pride and holds a successful legacy for the future of Johannesburg. INNOVATION.
Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg. Acquired May 14, 2009, this natural-color image shows Soccer City, a stadium in Soweto, and its surroundings. This image originally appeared in the NASA Earth Observatory story Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg. NASA Earth Observatory image created by Jesse Allen, using EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 team and the United States Geological Survey.
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About FNB Stadium (Soccer City) Soccer City goes by various other names, the best known of which are the FNB Stadium and The Calabash (after its iconic shape). This stadium, situated in Nasrec, near Johannesburg’s Soweto Township, hosted the opening and final matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. As the main stadium for the World Cup, it needed to undergo major renovations to be ready for the tens of thousands of football fans, as well as the players from around the world.
Soccer City | Johannesburg. 722 likes. Soccer City, formerly known as the FNB Stadium, is a stadium located in the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South...
Soccer City Stadium Johannesburg. Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. –. Design: Boogertman Urban Edge and Partners in partnership with Populous. photo © Mike Schmucker. STRUCTURAL DESIGN. P.D. Naidoo & Associates (PDNA) are the principal structural engineers for the upgrading of Soccer City.