NMMU Stadium

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Nelson Mandela University Stadium
Full name Xerox Nelson Mandela University Sports Stadium
Former names University of Port Elizabeth Stadium
Mecer Stadium[1]
Location Marine Drive
Summerstrand
Port Elizabeth
South Africa
Coordinates 34°00′32″S 25°40′45″E / 34.008936°S 25.679037°E / -34.008936; 25.679037Coordinates: 34°00′32″S 25°40′45″E / 34.008936°S 25.679037°E / -34.008936; 25.679037
Owner Nelson Mandela University
Operator Nelson Mandela University
Capacity 15, 000[2]
Surface Grass and athletics track
Tenants
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Soccer
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Rugby
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Athletics

Nelson Mandela University Sports Stadium currently referred to as Xerox Stadium, due to a naming rights deal, and commonly referred to as Madibaz Stadium, is an athletics stadium in Protea Road, on the South Campus of Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.[3]

The stadium hosts Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Rugby home matches, including Varsity Cup matches. It also hosts Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Soccer matches during Varsity Football, and athletics meetings.

The stadium was used as a training facility during the 2010 FIFA World Cup[4] and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Campus". NMMU. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Facilities". NMMU. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sport Bureau". NMMU. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Proposed practice venues for the Nelson Mandela Bay 2010 FIFA World Cup". Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. Archived from the original on 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2013-05-03. 
  5. ^ "Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium and training venues ready for AFCON". Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-01-19.