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Avanhard Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Uzhhorod, Ukraine. The stadium holds 12,000 people.[2]

Avanhard Stadium
Avangard Stadium, Uzhhorod.jpg
LocationUzhorod, Ukraine
Coordinates48°37′25″N 22°16′35″E / 48.62361°N 22.27639°E / 48.62361; 22.27639
OwnerCity of Uzhorod
Capacity12,000 (football)
Field size104m by 68m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Opened1952
Renovated2005
ArchitectYevhen Valts, Emil Egresi, Sandor Kavac
Tenants
Zakarpattia Uzhhorod (1952-2016[1])
Ukraine National (1992)
Ukraine national rugby league team

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.[3] After Hoverla Uzhhorod ceased to exist following the 2015–16 Ukrainian Premier League season this contract expired in May 2017 and was not renewed.[1][4]

Important MatchesEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Велика пихатість маленького клубу. Як команда-привид збирала зірок" [The great pomp of the little club. How the ghost team collected stars]. UA-Football. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Football stadiums of the world – Stadiums in Ukraine". www.fussballtempel.net. 2010-04-09.
  3. ^ "Hoverla received the stadium Avanhard for the next 20 years". Archived from the original on 2017-08-05. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  4. ^ The "Avangard" stadium in Uzhgorod was temporarily hired by the football team "Hoverla"

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