Orlando Stadium

 
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* Address: Mooki Street, Johannesburg
* Country: South Africa
* Capacity: 37,000
* Opened: 1959
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Orlando Pirates (football)

Extra stadium info – Orlando Stadium

The stadium, which is also used for concerts and rugby union matches, opened in 1959. It is the home of the Orlando Pirates, the second South African sports club with 1 million followers on its main social media page. The club is among the first African sports clubs with a value of $10 million. The Orlando Pirates won the South African top-flight football league several times. They have a fierce rivalry with the Kaizer Chiefs. The former forward Benedict Saul McCarthy ended his professional football career with the Orlando Pirates. He became the first South African football player to win the world famous UEFA Champions League. McCarthy won the European tournament with the Portuguese side FC Porto.

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