Durban’s new stadium raises the bar
THE newly-built Durban Stadium, which sits on the shores of the Indian Ocean, has received rave reviews from both local and international media – and no wonder.
The stadium, which is now completed and ready for football, is one of 10 that will stage the world’s greatest sporting event at the tip of the African continent in June.
And the arena, otherwise known as the Moses Mabhida Stadium, is clearly well worthy of this honour.
Undoubtedly, one of its most iconic features of the stadium is its much-talked about cable car.
By this means, visitors can ascend to a viewing platform at the top of the expansive 350m arch, a staggering 106m above the pitch.
From this vantage point, it is possible to experience spectacular panoramic views over the ocean and the city.
One onlooker recently observed that the newly built Durban Stadium will be the epitome of this year’s World Cup in South Africa.
Completed on schedule, the majestic arena has already hosted a number of high-profile matches including a showdown between Kaizer Chiefs, and one of their most popular rivals, Mamelodi Sundowns.
A capacity crowd packed into the stadium for that particular event.
The arena, built on the site of Durban’s old Kings Park Sta-
WORLD CUP WONDER: Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium is impressive in every sense, especially its cable car which travels over the pitch to a height of 106 metres.