Coface Arena

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Coface Arena
Eröffnungsfeier Coface Arena.JPG
Location Germany Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Coordinates 49°59′3″N 8°13′27″E / 49.98417°N 8.22417°E / 49.98417; 8.22417Coordinates: 49°59′3″N 8°13′27″E / 49.98417°N 8.22417°E / 49.98417; 8.22417
Owner GVG
Capacity 34,034 (League Matches),
26,600 (International Matches)
Surface Grass
Opened 2011
Construction cost 60 Mio €
Architect agn Niederberghaus & Partner
1. FSV Mainz 05

Coface Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany that was opened in 2011. It is used for football matches and hosts the home matches of the German Bundesliga side Mainz 05. The stadium has a capacity of 34,034 people, of which 19,700 seated, and replaces the Bruchweg stadium, Stadion am Bruchweg.

Ligatotal!-Cup 2011[edit]

As a way to celebrate the opening of the new stadium, FSV Mainz 05 (and the coface-Arena) were the hosts of the Ligatotal!-cup 2011, which is a short pre-season tournament. They invited the champions Borussia Dortmund, Hamburger SV and Bayern Munich. Dortmund won the tournament, Mainz was last after losing to Bayern Munich in the third place play-off.

The first league goal scored in the new arena was scored by Tunisian International Sami Allagui for FSV Mainz 05 against Bayer Leverkusen on August 7, 2011.



Coface Arena panorama

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