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Avanhard Stadium (Uzhhorod)

Avanhard Stadium
Location Uzhorod, Ukraine
Coordinates
Owner City of Uzhorod
Capacity 12,000 (football)
Field size 104m by 68m
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1952
Renovated 2005
Architect Yevhen Valts, Emil Egresi, Sandor Kavac
Tenants
Zakarpattia Uzhhorod (1952-present)
Ukraine National (1992)

Avanhard Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Uzhhorod, Ukraine. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home of FC Hoverla Uzhhorod. The stadium holds 12,000 people.[1]

The stadium was built in 1952 and renovated in 2005. The size of the field is 104X68 m. The architects were Yevhen Valts, Emil Egresi, Sandor Kavac. Currently the stadium is owned primarily by the municipal government. In 2012 the stadium was leased to the best regional football club FC Hoverla Uzhhorod for the next 20 years.[2]

Important Matches

On April 29, 1992 the Ukrainian national football team played its first international game after independence against Hungary at Avanhard Stadium lost by a score of 1–3.

External links

  • Photos of the stadium and its location (Ukrainian)

References

  1. ^ "Football stadiums of the world – Stadiums in Ukraine". www.fussballtempel.net. 2010-04-09. 
  2. ^ Hoverla received the stadium Avanhard for the next 20 years
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