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Moses Mabhida Stadium

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Hidden : 10/17/2017
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

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Moses Mabhida Stadium

The Moses Mabhida Stadium is a stadium in Durban, South Africa, named after Moses Mabhida, a former General Secretary of the South African Communist Party. It is a multi-use stadium. The stadium became a venue for several events, like bungee jumping, concerts, cricket, football, golf practice, motorsports and rugby union.

It was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The stadium has a capacity of 62,760. The stadium is adjacent to the Kings Park Stadium, in the Kings Park Sporting Precinct, and the Durban street circuit used for the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport. It includes a sports institute, and a transmodal transport station.

Stadium specifics

This newly built stadium is located on the grounds of the Kings Park Soccer Stadium, in the Durban sports precinct in the suburb of Stamford Hill. The stadium had the capacity to hold 62,760 spectators during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Its design allows the stadium seating to be adjusted; 54,000 for local matches or up to 80,000 for events such as the Commonwealth Games. It has two permanent tiers of seating, a temporary third one was added for the World Cup. There are 120 corporate hospitality suites with 7,500 seats.

2010 FIFA World Cup

The stadium was one of the venues for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and hosted five group games, one second round game and a semi-final match. During the World Cup, the stadium was referred to as "Durban Stadium".

The Theme of the Cache:

To Add to the theme of the Cache ( Virtual ), we have included a few links below of virtual tours in and around the stadium.

Inside the Stadium

Around the Stadium

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Here is a code to discover TheToothFairies’ Virtual Ghost Micro Geocoin: GS6W1E

Logging The Cache:

GZ is in the furthest point of Peoples Park.

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Virtual Reward - 2017/2018

This Virtual Cache is part of a limited release of Virtuals created between August 24, 2017 and August 24, 2018. Only 4,000 cache owners were given the opportunity to hide a Virtual Cache. Learn more about Virtual Rewards on the Geocaching Blog.

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