Estadi Nacional

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Estadi Nacional
Full name Estadi Nacional d'Andorra
Location Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Capacity 3,306
Record attendance 3,150
Andorra v Wales (9 September 2014)[1]
Surface Artificial turf
Construction
Broke ground 2013
Opened 2014
Tenants
Andorra national football team
Andorra national rugby union team

The Estadi Nacional is a stadium located in Andorra la Vella. It is the national stadium of Andorra, and is used for association football and rugby union.

The stadium was built at the former ground of the Camp d'Esports del M.I. Consell General. Construction started in 2013 and finished in 2014.[2] It has a capacity of 3,306, and the pitch is artificial turf.[3]

The stadium is the home of the Andorra national football team and the Andorra national rugby union team. The first official match was a 1–2 defeat to Wales valid for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying Group B, played on 9 September 2014, after the 3G artificial pitch passed UEFA inspection a week before the match.[4]

In August 2015, the National Government and FC Andorra acorded the club would play in the Estadi Nacional the two first months of the 2015–16 season, until the works in the Camp de la Borda Mateu finish.[5][6]

Attendances to official games

As of 9 June 2017
Season Total High Low Average
UEFA Euro 2016 11,778 3,150 1,054 2,354
2018 FIFA World Cup 7,291 2,407 1,115 1,823

Source: [7][8]

References

  1. ^ Andorra v Wales boxscore; Soccerway.com
  2. ^ Butlletí Oficial del Principat d'Andorra
  3. ^ La gespa de l’Estadi Nacional supera el test independent per obtenir la validació de la FIFA
  4. ^ Euro 2016: Wales qualifier in Andorra will not be moved
  5. ^ "L’FC Andorra jugarà a l’Estadi Nacional els dos primers mesos" (in Catalan). Bon Dia. 4 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Acord entre el Govern i l'FC Andorra per jugar a l'Estadi Nacional" (in Catalan). Andorra Difusió. 4 August 2015. 
  7. ^ Soccerway
  8. ^ Worldfootball.net

External links

  • Estadi Nacional at EU-Football.info

Coordinates: 42°30′17″N 1°31′03″E / 42.5046°N 1.5175°E / 42.5046; 1.5175

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