Jämtkraft Arena

The Jämtkraft Arena is a football stadium in Östersund, Sweden. Its current capacity is 8,466[2] and it was opened on 13 July 2007.[3]

Jämtkraft Arena
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Jämtkraft Arena
AddressArenavägen 23, Östersund
LocationÖstersund, Sweden
Coordinates63°11′40″N 14°39′25″E / 63.19458°N 14.65692°E / 63.19458; 14.65692
Public transitLocal bus
OwnerÖstersund Municipality
TypeArtificial turf
Capacity8,466[1]
Opened13 July 2007 (2007-07-13)
Tenants
Östersunds FK, Östersunds DFF

The official tenants are the first-tier Allsvenskan side Östersunds FK and Östersunds DFF, but many other football clubs in the area regularly play there.

One of its most famous visitors was Arsenal Football Club. On February 15, 2018, they defeated Östersunds FK by 3-0 in the first-leg of the Europa League's Round of 32. It was the English club's first trip to Sweden since beating AIK Fotboll in the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jämtkraft Arena – Östersunds FK".
  2. ^ "Evenemangsarena: Jämtkraft Arena". www.ostersund.se. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  3. ^ Anna-Karin Pernevill (20 October 2015). "10 år i Östersund" (in Swedish). Länstidningen Östersund. Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Ostersunds 0-3 Arsenal: How it happened".

External linksEdit

  Media related to Jämtkraft Arena at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 63°11′41″N 14°39′21″E / 63.1948506°N 14.6558475°E / 63.1948506; 14.6558475