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Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera is a multi-use stadium in Rivera, Uruguay. It is currently used mostly for football matches.

Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera
Riveraestadio.jpg
Coordinates30°54′30″S 55°32′54″W / 30.90833°S 55.54833°W / -30.90833; -55.54833Coordinates: 30°54′30″S 55°32′54″W / 30.90833°S 55.54833°W / -30.90833; -55.54833
Capacity27,135 [1]
Field size100 × 60 m
Surfacegrass
Construction
Opened1927
Expanded1995
Tenants
Uruguay national football team (some matches)
Frontera Rivera Chico

The stadium holds 27,135 people.[2] It was used for the 1995 Copa América and the 1999 South American Under-17 Football Championship.

On 23 June 2011, Uruguay played a friendly match in this stadium against Estonia where the locals won 3-0.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.worldstadiums.com/south_america/countries/uruguay.shtml
  2. ^ "Stadiums in Uruguay". fussballtempel.net. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  3. ^ "URUGUAY VS. ESTONIA 3 - 0". Soccerway. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 23 June 2011.

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