Olympia Park

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Olympia Park Stadium
Location Rustenburg, South Africa
Coordinates 25°39′45″S 27°13′19″E / 25.66250°S 27.22194°E / -25.66250; 27.22194Coordinates: 25°39′45″S 27°13′19″E / 25.66250°S 27.22194°E / -25.66250; 27.22194
Opened 1989
Owner City of Rustenburg
Capacity 30,000

Olympia Park is a multi-purpose stadium located in Rustenburg, South Africa. Not to be confused with the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, where the 2010 FIFA World Cup games were played, it is currently used mostly for football and rugby matches; it was utilized as a training field for teams participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[1]

Notable matches[edit]

1995 Rugby World Cup[edit]

During the 1995 Rugby World Cup, the stadium hosted three group-stage matches.[2]

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
1995-05-26  Ivory Coast 0–89  Scotland Group D 20,000
1995-05-31  France 54–18  Ivory Coast Group D 17,000
1995-06-04  Ivory Coast 11–29  Tonga Group D 16,000

The stadium irregularly hosts ABSA Premiership games.

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