The Mbombela Stadium is one of the newly-built stadia for the World Cup and it takes its name from the local municipality which incorporates the city of Nelspruit. Mbombela is siSwati (one of the 11 official languages in South Africa) and literally means ‘many people together in a small space.’

Name: Mbombela
City: Nelspruit
Construction: new
Completion: 2009
Gross Capacity: 43,589

Match Date – Time Stage
15 16 June – 13:30 Group H Honduras v Chile
28 20 June – 16:00 Group F Italy v New Zealand
40 23 June – 20:30 Group D Australia v Serbia
46 25 June – 16:00 Group G North Korea v Ivory Coast

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