Athlone Stadium

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Athlone Stadium
Athlone Stadium - panoramio.jpg
Location Cross Boulevard, Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa
Coordinates 33°57′43.14″S 18°31′02.33″E / 33.9619833°S 18.5173139°E / -33.9619833; 18.5173139
Owner City of Cape Town
Capacity 34,000[1]
Surface Grass
Santos Cape Town, Chippa United

Athlone Stadium is a stadium in Athlone on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Santos Cape Town. The stadium holds 34,000 people and was built in 1972.

The stadium was upgraded in the lead up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup with the intention of using it as a training venue. The estimated cost of the upgrade was R297 million.[2]

Coordinates: 33°57′43″S 18°31′02″E / 33.961889°S 18.517333°E / -33.961889; 18.517333

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