Edion Stadium Hiroshima

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The Hiroshima Big Arch (広島ビッグアーチ, Hiroshima Biggu Āchi), known under current sponsorship as EDION Stadium Hiroshima (エディオンスタジアム広島, Edion Sutajiamu Hiroshima), is a multi-purpose stadium in Hiroshima, Japan. It used mostly for association football matches and also for athletics. The venue is the home of J. League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima. It has a capacity of 36,894. It is an all-seater. It was formerly known as Hiroshima Park Stadium.

Hiroshima Kōiki Kōen Main Stadium
Edion Stadium Hiroshima
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Former namesHiroshima Park Stadium (1992-2013)
LocationJapan Hiroshima, Japan
Coordinates34°26′26.8″N 132°23′39.3″E / 34.440778°N 132.394250°E / 34.440778; 132.394250
Public transitHiroshima Rapid Transit:
Astram Line at Koiki-koen-mae
OwnerHiroshima City
OperatorHiroshima City Sports Association
Capacity36,894 (J.League)[1]
Field size107 x 73.3 m
SurfaceGrass
OpenedSeptember 1992
Tenants
Sanfrecce Hiroshima

HistoryEdit

Hiroshima Big Arch opened in 1992, as the venue of 1992 AFC Asian Cup. The host nation Japan won the Asian Cup title for the first time, after defeating the defending champion Saudi Arabia 1–0 in the final at this stadium.

The stadium hosted the 1994 Asian Games.

AccessEdit

The stadium is accessible via train services, with the Kōiki-kōen-mae Station on the Astram Line located only 5 minutes' walk from the stadium.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Edion Stadium Hiroshima". J.League. Retrieved 21 June 2018.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Al-Ahly Stadium
  Doha
AFC Asian Cup
Final Venue

1992
Succeeded by
Jeque Zayed Stadium
  Abu Dhabi