Spectators express frustration over Nedbank Cup traffic jam

MBOMBELA – Spectators gave taken to social media to vent their frustrations to get in and out of Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

Some say there was poor planning on the stadium management’s end. However, in a media briefing on Friday held by the PSL, law enforcement and the stadium management said an inclusive safety, security and traffic management plan was done and were ready for the big game.

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Roelf Kotze said there were various Park and Ride pickup points around the city. Some facilities like Hoerskool Bergvlam and Lowveld High charged R50 for parking. However, a snaking traffic jam on all roads leading to the stadium was visibility seen.

One spectator, Sibusiso Ntombela, told this publication he had to hop off the bus and walk to the venue. The question remains whether the municipality or the Stadium’s management communicated enough about the Park and Ride or spectators ignored it?




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