Emirates Airline Park


* Address: 47 North Park Lane, Johannesburg
* Country: South Africa
* Capacity: 62,000
* Opened: 1928
* Main use: Rugby union
* Tenants: Lions (rugby union)

Extra stadium info – Emirates Airline Park

The Emirates Airline Park, also known as the Ellis Park Stadium, was a venue for cricket matches. It also became a venue for concerts and golf. The stadium hosted the 1995 Rugby World Cup final, which was won by the national rugby union team of South Africa. In the final, they defeated New Zealand 15-12. 59,000 people attended the game. In 2001, a disaster occured at the stadium during a football match. The stampede led to 43 deaths.

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