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Estádio Manoel Barradas, is a multi-purpose stadium in Salvador, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium, has a current maximum capacity of 34,535 spectators.[3] The stadium was built in 1986 and reinaugurated in 1991.

Estádio Manoel Barradas
Vitória 4-0 Ferroviário, leaving the Série C in 2006
Full nameEstádio Manoel Barradas
LocationSalvador, Bahia, Brazil
Field size105 x 68m
Construction costCz$ 46.137.229,00[2] (in 2011, R$33.563.820,75)

The Barradão is owned by Esporte Clube Vitória. The stadium is named after Manoel Barradas, who was a Vitória's counselor.


In 1986, the works on Barradão were completed. The inaugural match was played on November 9 of that year, when Vitória and Santos drew 1-1. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Santos' Dino.

In 1991, the stadium was reformed. The reinaugural match was played on August 25 of that year, when Vitória and Olimpia of Paraguay drew 1-1. The first goal of the stadium after the reinauguration was scored by Olimpia's Jorge Campos.

The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 51,756, set in 1999 when Vitória beat Atlético Mineiro 2-1.


  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
  1. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). January 18, 2016. Retrieved June 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "O estádio que mudou a história" (in Portuguese). June 2, 2006. Archived from the original on August 25, 2011. Retrieved October 27, 2010.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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