Hongkou Football Stadium

Hongkou Football Stadium (simplified Chinese: 虹口足球场; traditional Chinese: 虹口足球場; pinyin: Hóngkǒu Zúqiúchǎng) is a football stadium in Shanghai, China. Located in Hongkou District, the stadium has a maximum capacity of 33,060.[1] It is the first ever football stadium to be built in China. The stadium was re-built in 1999, over the previous 46-year-old Hongkou Stadium, a general use sports stadium now replaced by the Shanghai Stadium. It is adjacent to Lu Xun Park.

Hongkou Football Stadium
虹口足球场
上海虹口足球场全貌.jpg
LocationShanghai, China
Coordinates31°16′24″N 121°28′34″E / 31.2733°N 121.4762°E / 31.2733; 121.4762Coordinates: 31°16′24″N 121°28′34″E / 31.2733°N 121.4762°E / 31.2733; 121.4762
Public transitShanghai Metro Hongkou Football Stadium  3   8 
OwnerShanghai Government
OperatorIRENA Group
Capacity33,060
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundFebruary 22, 1998
OpenedMarch 14, 1999
Tenants
Shanghai Shenhua F.C.
Shanghai Guotai Jun'an Yongbo Women's FC
Hongkou Football Stadium interior in 2019
A concert held in the stadium in 2012

HistoryEdit

The stadium has 3 squash courts inside and a climbing wall, which was rebuilt in early 2009. The stadium is currently used mostly for football matches and it is the home stadium of local football team Shanghai Shenhua F.C. It also hosted the final of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. The stadium also was the home of Shanghai Guotai Jun'an Yongbo Women's F.C., a local women's football team, in 2016 season.

In 2013 Hongkou Football Stadium was the host of the National Electronic Sports Tournament (NEST).[2]

ConcertsEdit

Audiences : 40000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ www.fussballtempel.net
  2. ^ "奥运冠军陈一冰挑战电竞明星 为NEST注入体育精神". Sina.com. Sina Corp. 2014-10-27. Retrieved 2018-04-29.

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Preceded by FIFA Women's World Cup
Final Venue

2007
Succeeded by