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 hosted the 1995 Rugby World Cup final, which was won by the national rugby union team of South Africa. They defeated New Zealand, also known as the All Blacks, 15-12 in the final. 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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