• Short Summary

    On Sunday (15 July) 35,000 Africans and Europeans packed the stands of the new Rufars Stadium in Salisbury, Rhodesia, for the official opening of the major soccer ground.

  • Description

    On Sunday (15 July) 35,000 Africans and Europeans packed the stands of the new Rufars Stadium in Salisbury, Rhodesia, for the official opening of the major soccer ground.

    School bands and ceremonial dancers performed to mark the opening. The stadium cost GBP194,000 sterling and took almost a year-and-a-half to construct.

    The Rufara Stadium becomes Rhodesia's foremost sports arena for regional as well as international contests.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3XYW6O7PWOE0ZZ1BOG1SKFGWK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3XYW6O7PWOE0ZZ1BOG1SKFGWK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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