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The Municipal Stadium (Romanian: 'Stadionul Municipal') is a multi-purpose stadium in Brăila, Romania, and is the home ground of Dacia Unirea Brăila. It holds 20,154 people

Stadionul Municipal
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AddressParcul Monument, nr. 1
LocationBrăila, Romania
Coordinates45°15′29.01″N 27°56′49.74″E / 45.2580583°N 27.9471500°E / 45.2580583; 27.9471500Coordinates: 45°15′29.01″N 27°56′49.74″E / 45.2580583°N 27.9471500°E / 45.2580583; 27.9471500
OwnerMunicipality of Brăila
OperatorDacia Unirea Brăila
Capacity20,154 (6,814 seated)
Record attendance30,000
Dacia Unirea-Dinamo
1 December 2004
Field size105 x 68m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1970
OpenedAugust 21, 1974
Renovated2012
Tenants
Dacia Unirea Brăila (1974–present)
Website
Fans website

The stadium was opened on August 21, 1974 and was built on the ground of the old Vasile Roaită Stadium, a small stadium that had only one stand. Over time the stadium was renovated, the most recent were made in the summer of 2008, ending up with the mounting of 8,000 seats on the 1st and 2nd stand, decreasing its capacity from 25,000 to 20,000 also in 2012 the seats from Main Stand were changed in the club colors white and blue.

It holds motorcycle speedway events like the Speedway European Championship[1] (Qualifying Round 3).[2]

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ConstructionEdit

The old stadium Vasile Roiata was demolished between December 1970 and February 1971, also Dacia Unirea Brăila moves his home ground to Progresul Stadium during the construction. Construction of the new stadium were held for 4 years and on 21 August 1974 was inaugurated.

FacilitiesEdit

The venue holds 20,154 people and from this capacity only 6,814 are seats. Also only 1,038 seats are covered at Main Stand. 200 VIP seats are available, with another 20 seats allotted for the press; the stadium has 21 entries and 50 parking spaces.

UsageEdit

Municipal Stadium holds football competition like Liga II and Cupa Romaniei and motorcycle speedway events like the Speedway European Championship[1] (Qualifying Round 3).[2]

Notable high audience matchesEdit

The highest audience for a football game was achieved at the match between   Dacia Unirea Brăila and   FC Dinamo București, hosted on 1 December 2004, which brought 30,000 people to the stadium.[3]

The 2nd highest audience was achieved in a Liga I match hosted on 15 March 1992. The game between local team,   Dacia Unirea Brăila and   FC Steaua București, brought 25,000 people to the stadium.[4]

TransportEdit

The stadium is served by public transport with bus and trams. Stadium is located to the south-west of Brăila.

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