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HOST CITY: NELSPRUIT
Nelspruit is the capital of the Mpumalanga Province. Mpumalanga means “Place where the sun rises”. Nelspruit and the Mpumalanga is best known for its breathtaking greenery and views.
NEW MBOMBELA STADIUM
The New Mbombela Stadium is to be have a 45 000 Capacity. It is located 6 kilometres west of Nelspruit at Mataffin. This project is expected to be just over R 900 million. The stadium is expected to be ready by July 2009 well ahead of Schedule.
NELSPRUIT TRANSPORT PROJECT
Among the Transport Plans for 2010 in Nelspruit are the following: High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes being added to the very busy R40 route, A New Public Transport (PT) Interchange in the Nelspruit CBD currently being built as well as others being planned at White River, Hazyview & Riverside, Building of a new P166 route to and from the stadium. There are also plans to build a new Northern Ring Road to divert traffic using the current N4 Highway away from the Nelspruit CBD.
As the Mpumalanga Province is already a tourist attraction for many South Africans and Foreign Visitors due to the Kruger National Park, there are many accommodation facilities in place at Nelspruit, Hazeyview, White River and the Kruger National Park itself. For further information with regards to accommodation in and around Nelspruit check the following link out:
WORLD CUP TICKETSThe first phase of World Cup Tickets Applications begins on Friday 20 February 2009 and ends on 31 March 2009. More info with regards to this will be given in next week’s article. Please note that it is not first come first serve.