King Zwelithini Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Umlazi, a suburb of Durban, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for football matches and was initially set to be utilized as a training field for teams participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup after being renovated in 2010 and brought up to FIFA standards.[2] However, since teams would be residing in the north of Durban, it was decided that King Zwelithini Stadium was too far away for practice sessions.[3]

King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium
Locationoff Mangosotho Highway, Umlazi, Durban, South Africa
Coordinates29°58′17″S 30°54′0″E / 29.97139°S 30.90000°E / -29.97139; 30.90000
OwnerEthekwini Metropolitan Municipality
Construction costR84 million (2009 refurbishment)[1]
Golden Arrows

The stadium's capacity was expanded from 5,000 to 10,000 as a lasting legacy of the World Cup.[4]

The stadium is named after the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.