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Carling Black Label Cup Soweto Derby breaks FNB Stadium attendance record

Posted: 3 August 2015 Time: 10:00

The Carling Black Label Cup clash between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs has broken the record for attendance at FNB Stadium.

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On Saturday, 94 807 people were inside the stadium when the Buccaneers beat Amakhosi 4-3 on penalties after the match had ended 1-1 in regulation time.

The previous record was 94 713 that was set when South Africa’s rugby team the Springboks hosted New Zealand at the Johannesburg venue back in 2010.

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FNB Stadium was originally opened in 1989, but underwent a major upgrade for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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