Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium

Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium (神戸総合運動公園ユニバー記念競技場) is a multi-purpose stadium in Kobe Sports Park, located in Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan. It is currently used mostly for soccer matches. The stadium holds 36,000 people. It was built in 1985 for the 1985 Summer Universiade. It hosted the 2006 61st National Sports Festival of Japan main stadium. Local football club Vissel Kobe play some high attendance matches at the stadium.[1]

Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium
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LocationMidoridai, Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan
Coordinates34°40′55.7″N 135°4′48.98″E / 34.682139°N 135.0802722°E / 34.682139; 135.0802722Coordinates: 34°40′55.7″N 135°4′48.98″E / 34.682139°N 135.0802722°E / 34.682139; 135.0802722
Public transitKobe Municipal Subway:
Subway KobeSeishin.svg Seishin-Yamate Line at Sōgō Undō Kōen
OwnerKobe City

Japan national football team played some of their home matches here, including a 3-0 win over Hong Kong in a World Cup qualifier in August 1985.[2]

On May 9, 2007 the Japan national rugby union team played the Classic All Blacks here. The result was a win for the latter, 36–25. Other rugby games, including Top League games are sometimes played at the stadium.


  1. ^ "Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium – StadiumDB.com". stadiumdb.com. Retrieved 2022-04-18.
  2. ^ "Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium :: playmakerstats.com". www.playmakerstats.com. Retrieved 2022-04-18.

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Preceded by Asian Athletics Championships

Succeeded by
Preceded by Universiade
Succeeded by