King Zwelithini Stadium

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King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium
Location off Mangosotho Highway, Umlazi, Durban, South Africa
Coordinates 29°58′17″S 30°54′0″E / 29.97139°S 30.90000°E / -29.97139; 30.90000
Owner Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality
Capacity 10,000
Surface Grass
Construction
Renovated 2010
Construction cost R84 million (2009 refurbishment)[1]
Tenants
Golden Arrows

King Zwelithini Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Umlazi, a suburb of Durban, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for football matches and was initially set to be utilized as a training field for teams participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup after being renovated in 2010 and brought up to FIFA standards.[2] However, since teams would be residing in the north of Durban, it was decided that King Zwelithini Stadium was too far away for practice sessions.[3]

The stadium's small capacity was expanded from 5,000 to 10,000 as a lasting legacy of the World Cup.[4]

The stadium is named after the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.

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