Location: 17 Recreation Rd, Arcadia, East London, 5201
Buffalo City Stadium (also known as the BCM Stadium) is a multi-use stadium in East London, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for Rugby Union matches and is the home stadium of Border Bulldogs. The stadium holds 16,000 people.
The stadium has undergone three name changes. Originally, it was named Border Rugby Union Grounds, which was changed to the Basil Kenyon Stadium, after the Springbok player who captained the Springboks on a successful 3-month tour of England in 1951. It has also been called ABSA Stadium, for sponsorship reasons.
Buffalo City Stadium (also known as the BCM Stadium) is a multipurpose stadium in the suburb of Arcadia in East London, South Africa. The stadium has a capacity of 16 000 and, as the home stadium of Border Bulldogs, it is mostly used for Rugby Union matches. It was also one of the venues for the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Added to that, in a bid to be used as team base camp for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, it was upgraded to meet the necessary requirements, which included the installation of high-quality lighting. The stadium was renamed Buffalo City Stadium according to its geographical location