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Stadio Luigi Zaffanella is a multi-use stadium in Viadana, Italy. It is currently used mostly for rugby union and football matches. It was the home ground of the now defunct Aironi for their Celtic League games.[1]

Stadio Luigi Zaffanella
LocationViadana, Italy
Coordinates44°56′02″N 10°31′04″E / 44.934015°N 10.517757°E / 44.934015; 10.517757Coordinates: 44°56′02″N 10°31′04″E / 44.934015°N 10.517757°E / 44.934015; 10.517757
OwnerCommune of Viadana
Capacity6,000
Field size105m x 68m
Surfacegrass
Construction
Built1992
Opened1993
Tenants
Aironi (2010-2012)
Rugby Viadana (1993-2010) (2013-present)

The ground is owned by Rugby Viadana and previously hosted the club's National Championship of Excellence team prior to the 2010/2011 season. In order for the ground to be of a suitable standard for the Celtic League major improvement works are to be carried out in 2011.[2]

The east grandstand was doubled in size in 2010 taking the total ground capacity to 6,000. Hospitality, training and parking facilities were also added.[3] The stadium holds 6,000 people.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italians added to Magners League". The Irish Times. 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
  2. ^ "Aironi: c'e' l'accordo per il nuovo Zaffanella". Sportmediaset.mediaset.it. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
  3. ^ "Aironi: al via l'ampliamento dello stadio". Rugbistic. Retrieved 2011-10-13.