Bonifika Stadium

Bonifika Stadium (Slovene: Stadion Bonifika) is a multi-purpose stadium in Koper, Slovenia. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of FC Koper. The stadium is part of Bonifika sports complex, together with a smaller athletics stadium, indoor hall and an indoor swimming pool. The stadium was built in 1948[3] and got its name from the city area where it is situated. In 2010 the stadium underwent a major reconstruction[4] and its current capacity is 4,047 seats.[3]

Bonifika
Bonifika Stadium Koper May 2019-2.jpg
Bonifika in 2019
Full nameNogometni stadion Bonifika
LocationKoper, Slovenia
Coordinates45°32′32″N 13°43′49″E / 45.54222°N 13.73028°E / 45.54222; 13.73028Coordinates: 45°32′32″N 13°43′49″E / 45.54222°N 13.73028°E / 45.54222; 13.73028
OwnerMunicipality of Koper
OperatorZavod za šport Mestne občine Koper
Capacity4,047
Record attendance10,500 (KoperOlimpija, 22 March 1987)[2]
Field size105 × 68 metres
Construction
Built1948
Renovated1962, 1996, 2010
Expanded1985, 1986
Construction cost9 million[1]
(2010 reconstruction)
Tenants
Koper (1948–present)
Ankaran (2017, 2019)

National team matchesEdit

Date Competition Slovenia vs. Result Attendance[5]
28 February 2001 Friendly   Uruguay 0–2 4,000
17 November 2010 Friendly   Georgia 1–2 4,100
29 February 2012 Friendly   Scotland 1–1 3,983
23 March 2016 Friendly   Macedonia 1–0 3,000
4 June 2021 Friendly   Gibraltar 6–0 1,035

Other eventsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ To. G. (29 October 2010). "Z novo Bonifiko do oživitve nogometnega Kopra" (in Slovenian). Koper: RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ Brdnik, Žiga (10 March 2015). "Nogometni stadioni: Milijoni za prazne tribune" [Football stadiums: Millions for empty stands]. Dnevnik (in Slovenian). Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Stadion" [Stadium] (in Slovenian). FC Koper. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ Maver, Rok (28 July 2010). "Prenovljeni stadion bo v obliki črke L" [The renovated stadium will be in the shape of letter L]. Primorske novice (in Slovenian). Retrieved 20 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Bonifika Stadium, Koper". eu-football.info. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Deep Purple in Bryan Adams v Ljubljani" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. 20 August 2006. Retrieved 9 March 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Bonifika Stadium at Wikimedia Commons