A Stadium to be Proud of
This souvenir from South Africa is a pretty iconic and is sure to speak to soccer enthusiasts. A brand new stadium like this one can be seen as a symbol for the more modernized side of Africa and all the good things that are still to come. It can also excite themes of Cape Town as being a complex and intriguing major city. The clean urban landscape and the sky serving as a protective cloak over the magnificent construction. Many fan s who attended the 2010 FIFA Soccer Cup still remember the memorable game at this state of the art stadium. Images of the inaugurating event still are on the most popular websites in the world. Sport reporters also mention the stadium as a model to be followed by future FIFA Soccer Cup countries might follow, including brazil, the city hosting this important competition in 2014.
The Stadium and its Uses
2010 FIFA World Cup marked Cape Town in many ways. One of the most visible is Cape Town Stadium. Built on the site of Green Point Stadium, the ocean can be viewed from there. which adds to the beauty of the construction.
If visiting the stadium with the family, husbands can take all their time to get to know the stadium as their wives can go shopping to the nearby Victoria & Slfred Waterfront mall. Kids will be delighted as they will find plenty opportunities for enjoyment in the park surrounding the site.
The stadium was inaugurated on January 23rd, 2010, and 20,000 spectators enjoyed the first game between Ajax Cape and Santos. After the World Cup, the site not only hosted soccer games, but also concerts and other performing events. If you had the opportunity to enjoy a match at this stadium, this is a great travel souvenir to take back and specially to a soccer fan.