Ellis Park Stadium
Built: 1982 (renovated 2009)
Province: Gauteng Province
Population: 3.2 million
Altitude: 5,750 feet
Geography: Located on the eastern high-lying plateau in South Africa referred to as the Highveld.
Climate: Winter is dry with temperatures ranging from 60 to 75 degrees.
Key Industries: Retail, Finance
Professional Football Clubs: Bidvest Wits, Kaizer Chiefs, Moroka Swallows Orlando Pirates (Premier) FC AK, Jomo Cosmos (1st Division)
The city is often referred to as Jozi, Joburg or Egoli (place of Gold) … Hosted the 2009 Confederations Cup final between the USA and Brazil … The first stadium on the site was built in 1928 and demolished and rebuilt in 1982 … Hosted the final of the 1995 Rugby World Cup which was won by South Africa