NMMU Stadium

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Stadium
Full name Xerox Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Sports Stadium
Former names University of Port Elizabeth Stadium
Mecer Stadium[1]
Location Marine Drive
Summerstrand
Port Elizabeth
South Africa
Coordinates 34°00′32″S 25°40′45″E / 34.008936°S 25.679037°E / -34.008936; 25.679037Coordinates: 34°00′32″S 25°40′45″E / 34.008936°S 25.679037°E / -34.008936; 25.679037
Owner Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Operator Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Capacity 15, 000[2]
Surface Grass and athletics track
Tenants
NMMU Madibaz Soccer
NMMU Madibaz Rugby
NMMU Madibaz Athletics

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Sports Stadium currently referred to as Xerox Stadium, due to a naming rights deal, and commonly referred to as NMMU Stadium, is an athletics stadium in Protea Road, on the South Campus of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.[3]

The stadium hosts NMMU Madibaz Rugby home matches, including Varsity Cup matches. It also hosts NMMU Madibaz Soccer matches during Varsity Football, and athletics meetings.

The stadium was used as a training facility during the 2010 FIFA World Cup[4] and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Campus". NMMU. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Facilities". NMMU. Retrieved 1s5 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sport Bureau". NMMU. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Proposed practice venues for the Nelson Mandela Bay 2010 FIFA World Cup". Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. Retrieved 2013-05-03. 
  5. ^ "Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium and training venues ready for AFCON". Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-01-19.