Hiroshima Big Arch

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Hiroshima Kōiki Kōen Main Stadium
Edion Stadium Hiroshima
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Former names Hiroshima Big Arch (1992-2013)
Location Japan Hiroshima, Japan
Coordinates 34°26′26.8″N 132°23′39.3″E / 34.440778°N 132.394250°E / 34.440778; 132.394250
Opened November 1992
Owner Hiroshima City
Operator Hiroshima City Sports Association
Surface Grass
Capacity 50,000
Field dimensions 107 x 73.3 m
Tenants
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
1994 Asian Games

Hiroshima Big Arch (広島ビッグアーチ Hiroshima Biggu Āchi?), called Edion Stadium Hiroshima (エディオンスタジアム広島 Edion Sutajiamu Hiroshima?), is a multi-purpose stadium in Hiroshima, Japan. It is the home ground of J. League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima. It has a capacity of 50,000. It is an all-seater. It was former Name Hiroshima Park Main Stadium .

History[edit]

Hiroshima Big Arch was opened in 1992, as the venue of 1992 AFC Asian Cup. The host nation Japan won Asian Cup title for the first time, after defeating the defending champion Saudi Arabia 1-0 in the final in this stadium.

The stadium hosted the 1994 Asian Games.

Access[edit]

The stadium is accessible via train services, with the Kōiki-kōen-mae Station on the Astram Line located only 5 minutes' walk from the stadium.

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Preceded by
Al-Ahly Stadium
Qatar Doha
AFC Asian Cup
Final Venue

1992
Succeeded by
Jeque Zayed Stadium
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi