Location: Humewood, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
EPRU Stadium, also known by its original name of Boet Erasmus Stadium, was a stadium in Port Elizabeth. The letters “EPRU” in the name represents the Eastern Province Rugby Union, the company behind the stadium’s historic primary tenants, the Mighty Elephants.
The original name Boet Erasmus Stadium was named after Boet Erasmus, a former mayor of Port Elizabeth. The stadium held a capacity of 33,852 people and served primarily as a venue for rugby union matches but also hosted a number of football fixtures.
During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the stadium was used as a logistics point for Port Elizabeth, a host city.