- Address: 440 Kirkness Street, Pretoria
- Country: South Africa
- Capacity: 51,000
- Opened: 1923
- Main use: Football, rugby union
- Tenants: Bulls (rugby union), Mamelodi Sundowns (football)
Extra stadium info – Loftus Versfeld Stadium
The stadium was renovated several times. It became a venue for several events, like boxing, concerts, cricket, football and rugby union. The Loftus Versfeld Stadium hosted FIFA Confederations Cup matches, FIFA World Cup matches and Rugby World Cup matches. The venue hosted FIFA Confederations Cup matches of the national football teams of Brazil, the Italian Republic and the United States. It hosted its first Rugby World Cup matches in 1995. The national rugby union teams of the French Republic, New Zealand and Scotland won the 1995 Rugby World Cup games at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup
In 2010, the venue hosted six FIFA World Cup matches. The first game was won by the national football team of Ghana after defeating Serbia in front of 38,000 fans. Uruguay won the second match after beating South Africa. Cameroon lost the third match against Denmark and Algeria lost the fourth match against the United States. Spain defeated Chile in the final 2010 FIFA World Cup group stage match at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium. The venue also hosted one round of 16 game. Paraguay won the game after beating Japan.
The Bulls and the Sundowns
The Bulls and the Mamelodi Sundowns use the stadium for home games. They are among the first South African sports clubs with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. The Sundowns won the South African top-flight football league numerous times. They won the African championship for football clubs in 2016 for the first time in their history after defeating Zamalek from Egypt. The Mamelodi Sundowns reached the final after beating ZESCO United from Zambia and Zamalek reached the final after defeating Wydad from Morocco.