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Port Elizabeth - Host of FIFA World Cup 2010
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
A great place for a totally relaxing stay... Port Elizabeth is South Africa’s second oldest city. Whilst the city does contain some notable historical architecture, there are also many more modern 20th century buildings. Port Elizabeth, otherwise known as the “friendly city” is quite an undiscovered gem, thanks to its undeveloped coastline. A great place for discoveries! Get a far deeper understanding of Port Elizabeth. The city will be the host of FIFA World 2010. The world's most beloved sport is waiting for you there.
The capital of watersports is waiting to be revealed. The coastlines range from crowded, social and developed to long and deserted. A number of popular sandy beaches are close to central Port Elizabeth, together with a selection of pleasant parks and tourist attractions. But wait! The city will awake in the summer ans will be able to present its brand new face!Between the 11th of June and 11th of July, 2010 it will be the place where action and adrenaline lives. Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, overlooking the North End Lake, is situated in the heart of the city. This is the first time a world-class football stadium has been built in the Eastern Cape province (stadium can host 48 000 people).
What you can see in this stadium? First off all, the match between Korea Republic and Greece that will be taking place on the 12th of June. Then it comes the time for others. On the 18th of June Germany and Serbia will be making the history of the football. On the 23rd of June the match between Slovenia and England will be held. If you don't want to miss the live game between Côte d'Ivoire and Portugal, you have to visit Port Elizabeth on the 15th of June. Chile and Switzerland will be competing on the 21st of June. It is said that the match for the third place is always very difficult to play for both teams involved as they were hoping to fight for the title. Find out if it is true on the 10th of July in Port Elizabeth.
One month in South Africa and one month of football frenzy that the FIFA World Cup 2010 will generate. Support your team... or someone else's! Port Elizabeth boasts a wonderful moderate climate all year round, and therefore has been rated as having the fourth best weather in the world! Don' miss this superb value-for-money holiday destination, especially when football is on.
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