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Moses Mabhida Stadium

The Moses Mabhida Stadium (originally called the King Senzangakhona Stadium) is located in Durban, South Africa, and was named after a former leader of the South African Communist Party.

This is a stunning stadium boasting a 350m long arch that soras 106 m above the pitch, complete with a funicular running along it, and a walkway connecting the stadium to the Durban beachfront.

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The stadium was built for the FIFA World Cup in 2010. It is the largest of the five new stadiums built for the world cup. With a capacity of 80,000, it hosted six first-round matches, one second-round, and one semifinal match.

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