Heavy AFCON traffic

2013-01-19 15:34

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Johannesburg - There was heavy traffic towards the National Stadium in Soweto ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) opening ceremony and soccer match on Saturday, said metro police.

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said traffic was backed up on the Nasrec road as well as on the N17.

"Fans [heading to the stadium] without prepaid parking tickets are being turned away," said Minnaar.

He advised that people making their way to the stadium should use the park-and-ride system.

"They can go to Thuso House, Metro Centre, West Gate as well as Constitutional Hall," he said.

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