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Johannesburg 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

Johannesburg 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

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Johannesburg 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Johannesburg match listings, how to get to Jo'burg, where to stay, what to do, and more info below.
Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, 2010 World Cup Stadium, South Africa

Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, 2010 World Cup Stadium, South Africa

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Johannesburg Stadiums, Capacity and Who Will Play

Johannesburg is the host city of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Soccer City Stadium (Cap: 94,000) will host 3 matches including the opening match and the final.

Soccer City Matches:

  • 1/19/13: South Africa (0) v Cape Verde (0), Soccer City, Johannesburg (18:00)
  • 1/19/13: Angola (0) v Morocco (0), Soccer City, Johannesburg (21:00)

Final Match AFCON 2013
2/10/13: Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg

About Johannesburg

Johannesburg (Jo'burg or Jozi), is South Africa's largest city and business capital. Jo'burg is a wealthy city with many attractions, but also crime ridden so be safe. Jo'burg is a very green city, with over 2000 parks for its 7 million inhabitants. Click here for a weather forecast.

Getting to Jo'burg

Fly into Jo'burg (OR Tambo) International Airport from the US, Europe, Asia and South America (see full list). Domestic airlines include: South African Express and South African Airlink.

Renting a car is easy, it's about 6 hrs to Durban, 14 hrs to Cape Town, and 4 hrs to Bloemfontein.

Long-distance buses to/from Jo'burg include: Translux, and Intercape Mainliner.

Where to Stay and Eat in Jo'burg

There are many hotels in Jo'burg, click here for our top 10 list. Ellis stadium is centrally located and Soccer City is just a few miles south of city center. Click here for a review of the suburbs of Jo'burg.

Good restaurants can be found on the main streets of Norwood, Melville, Greenside, and Parkhurst.

Getting around

Park & Ride buses will be in place to shuttle fans to and from Ellis and Soccer City stadiums. Mini-bus taxis and taxis are useful for getting around.

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