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Odi: The life and death of a legendary football stadium

There are few venues more peculiar than Odi Stadium. Its signature elevated stands fan out around it, each one giving the illusion of floating in mid-air. Clasping the stands on each corner are four old-school floodlights — giant, white frames that are equally distracting. It looks almost comical in photographs; it seems to parody 20th century communist architecture. 

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Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham runs the Mail & Guardian's sports desk. He was previously the online day editor.

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