Loftus Versfeld Stadium will again host Sundowns! Did you hear that Mamelodi Sundowns are returning to the famous stadium? This news became official. After several fixtures relocated to the rugby venue from Lucas Moripe Stadium. These include matches such as Bidvest Wits, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs. The club said they received confirmation this week of a change of venue for the Premier Soccer League.
In all, 10 games are not going to be at Lucas Moripe than Loftus Versfeld. Loftus Stadium is an alternative venue for the club and matches from famous competitions. The Luxolo PSL manager confirmed this decision. The club informed Luxolo that they are still in the negotiation phase with the stadium. So that they can agree on where the home games will be played.
Recently the Mamelodi Sundowns applied for relocation. The first game will be against Highlands Park on the 23rd of October. He will then play against Polokwane City and AmaZulu. The club has so far played three league games at Lucas Moripe Stadium. It was against Maritzburg United, Cape Town City, SuperSport United. Only two games are going to be play in April. It is against Baroque FC and Golden Arrow. You will know more at Soccer 10. Maybe with new location Mamelodi Sundowns will have better PSL results 2019.
Loftus Versfeld is a football and rugby stadium located in Pretoria, in the suburbs of Arcadia. The stadium can accommodate up to 51,762 spectators. He currently serves as the home ground for the Blue Bulls Union and the Super Rugby tournament. It is the part of the Bulls franchise. The Super 14 Final of 2009 took place at this stadium. When Bulls beat the Waikato Chiefs and also for the Currie Cup Finals.
The Loftus Versfeld Stadium hosted a national rugby team from South Africa where several trial matches took place. The stadium was named after Robert Loftus Owen Versfeld. Robert was the founder of organized sports for the Pretoria area. Over time, the stadium has undergone many changes and many sponsors have changed.
The stadium was first used for the sport in 1906 under the name Eastern Sports Ground. In the mid-1920s, there was the first concrete structure. Initially, the stadium could receive only 2000 spectators. Today is a completely different story. Finally the stadium showed its full splendor at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.