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Estadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo

Estadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo is a multi-purpose stadium in San Cristóbal, Venezuela. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Deportivo Táchira Fútbol Club. The stadium holds 38,755 people.[1]

Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo
Templo Sagrado del Fútbol Venezolano
Inauguración Copa América 2007.jpg
Full nameEstadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo
LocationSan Cristóbal, Venezuela
OwnerInstituto Nacional del Deporte
Capacity38,755
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Built1975
OpenedJanuary 11, 1976
Renovated2007
Tenants
Deportivo Táchira Fútbol Club
Venezuela national football team

It is known as "the sacred temple of football" in Venezuela, for it is in this stadium where Venezuela had some of its best football results, and it lies in the typically football-loving Andes region, which contrasts with much of the country, where baseball is more popular.[citation needed]

Copa América 2007Edit

The stadium was one of the venues of the Copa América 2007, and held the following matches:

Date Time(EDT) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
2007-06-26 20.45   Venezuela 2-2   Bolivia Group A
2007-06-30 16.00   Bolivia 0-1   Uruguay Group A
2007-07-30 20.45   Venezuela 2-0   Peru Group A
2007-07-07 18.00   Venezuela 1-4   Uruguay Quarter Finals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2008-06-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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