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Valhalla IP is a stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden which is home to several teams, for both Damallsvenskan and Division 1, Qviding FIF and the ladies team Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. The stadium is situated close the river Mölndalsån and Burgårdsparken of the town and is named after the Valhalla (Old Norse Valhöll, "Hall of the Slain") is Odin's hall in Norse mythology. The capacity of the stadium is 4000, where 1200 are seated. Valhalla IP had an artificial pitch added in October 2006.

Valhalla IP
Footballmatch at Valhalla IP.
Full nameValhalla Idrottsplats
LocationGothenburg, Sweden
OwnerHigab
OperatorGot Event
Capacity4,000
Field size105 X 65 meter
SurfaceArtificial
Construction
Built1963
Opened1963
Tenants
Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC (2006–present)
Qviding FIF (2008–present)
Örgryte IS (2007–2008, 2014)

On October 19, 2008, during a football match between Örgryte IS and FC Väsby United, after one minute of play a railing in the stands collapsed when fans celebrated a goal scored by Marcus Allbäck. Up to forty spectators fell down on the field, a few suffered minor injuries and one spectator was taken to hospital.[1]

It also hosted some Sweden national football team games.

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  1. ^ "Läktaren rasade under Öis-matchen" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 2008-10-19. Retrieved 2008-10-19.

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