|Location||San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León Mexico|
|Opened||May 30, 1967|
|Owner||Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León|
|Construction cost||$23 million MXN|
|Tigres UANL (PDFMF) (1967–present)
American Bowl (1996)
The Estadio Universitario – nicknamed El Volcán (Spanish for "The Volcano") is a football stadium located at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in its premises at San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, at Mexico.
The construction cost was $23 million pesos when the stadium was completed in 1967. The original plan was to build the staidum with a capacity of 90,000, however, it had to be reduced due to economic problems. After the 1986 FIFA World Cup, the recognized capacity was 52,000. Later, the adjustments were made for greater comfort and security of the spectators. The stadium's present capacity is 42,000.
This stadium hosted several matches of the 1986 FIFA World Cup. It also hosted Copa Libertadores de América matches in 2005 and 2006, when Tigres qualified to the prestigious tournament. For a short period, it was also the home venue for the Monterrey. It also hosted several matches of the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
- "Estadio Universitario". www.tigres.com.mx. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
- "Historia del Estadio". www.tigres.com.mx. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
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