- Address: 47 North Park Lane, Johannesburg
- Country: South Africa
- Capacity: 62,000
- Opened: 1928
- Main use: Football, rugby union
- Tenants: Lions (rugby union), Sekhukhune United (football)
Extra stadium info – Emirates Airline Park
The Emirates Airline Park, also known as the Ellis Park Stadium, was a venue for cricket matches. The stadium was known as the Coca-Cola Park. It hosted the 1995 Rugby World Cup final, which was won by the national rugby union team of South Africa. They defeated New Zealand, also known as the All Blacks, 15-12 in the final. 59,000 people attended the game. In 2001, a disaster occured at the stadium during a football match. The stampede led to 43 deaths.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup
The Argentine Republic, Brazil, Chile, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Honduras, the Italian Republic, Nigeria, Paraguay, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain and the United States played 2010 FIFA World Cup games at the Emirates Airline Park. On 12 June 2010, the first-ever FIFA World Cup match took place at the stadium. The national football team of the Argentine Republic defeated Nigeria 1-0 in front of 55,000 spectators. Gabriel Iván Heinze scored the only goal of the match.
The Lions and Sekhukhune United use the stadium for home matches. The Lions are among the major rugby union clubs from South Africa. Sekhukhune United Football Club was founded in 2020. In 2021, they played their first-ever South African top-flight football league game. They lost the game. Four days later, Sekhukhune United FC won their first-ever top-flight league match after Chibuike Ohizu from Nigeria scored twice for the club. Their third top-flight league game ended in a draw. Sekhukhune United finished 11th place after gathering 33 points in their maiden top-flight league season. They won eight of the 30 league matches. Nine games ended in a draw and 13 games ended in a loss.