The kybunpark, formerly known as AFG Arena, is a multi-use stadium in St. Gallen, Switzerland, completed in 2008. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of FC St. Gallen of the Swiss Super League. It replaces the Espenmoos stadium.
|Former names||AFG Arena (2008–12)|
|Location||St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Wahlkreis), Switzerland|
|Owner||Stadion St.Gallen AG|
|Broke ground||14 September 2005|
|Construction cost||340 million CHF (2008)|
|Architect||Bruno Clerici, St. Gallen |
Bayer Partner AG, Architekten, St. Gallen
Philippe Joye & Associés Sàrl, Geneva
|FC St. Gallen (2008–present)|
FC Wil (temporary)
The stadium has a capacity of 20,000 people. Between 2008 and 2016 the stadium was named after the sponsor Arbonia-Forster-Gruppe (AFG). In July 2016 the name was changed to kybunpark.
When it was completed, FC St. Gallen had just been just relegated to the Challenge League. The first match in the new stadium was played on May 30, 2009 when Switzerland won against Liechtenstein 3:0 (18,000 spectators). The official inauguration was held on July 5, 2008.
The kybunpark is used as well for international games between national football teams, such as Brazil or Spain. 
|30 May 2008||Switzerland||3–0||Liechtenstein||Friendly|
|11 October 2008||Switzerland||2–1||Latvia||2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification|
|19 November 2008||Switzerland||1–0||Finland||Friendly|
|3 March 2010||Switzerland||1–3||Uruguay||Friendly|
|3 September 2010||Switzerland||0–0||Australia||Friendly|
|2 September 2011||Spain||3–2||Chile||Friendly|
|28 February 2012||Bosnia and Herzegovina||1–2||Brazil||Friendly|
|26 May 2012||Spain||2–0||Serbia||Friendly|
|14 November 2012||Chile||1–3||Serbia||Friendly|
|5 March 2014||Switzerland||2–2||Croatia||Friendly|
|15 November 2014||Switzerland||4–0||Lithuania||UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying|
|9 October 2015||Switzerland||7–0||San Marino||UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying|
|29 May 2016||Spain||3–1||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Friendly|
|31 August 2017||Switzerland||3–0||Andorra||2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification|
|28 May 2018||Italy||2–1||Saudi Arabia||Friendly|
|3 June 2018||Saudi Arabia||0–3||Peru||Friendly|
|8 September 2018||Switzerland||6–0||Iceland||2018–19 UEFA Nations League|
|15 October 2019||Switzerland||1–0||Georgia||UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying|
- "Der FC St. Gallen 1879 spielt ab Saison 2016/17 im «kybunpark" (PDF) (in German). Retrieved 2016-07-27.
- "Geschichte der AFG Arena" (in German). Archived from the original on 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
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