Jeonju World Cup Stadium
||Jeonju World Cup Stadium
||1190-13, Yeoui-dong, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Republic of Korea
||Jeonju City Facilities Management Corporation
||February 19, 1999
||November 8, 2001
||133.1 billion won
|Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Jeonju World Cup Stadium, nicknamed "Fort Jeonju", is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Jeonju. It is the home of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. The stadium's capacity is 42,477. The final of 2011 AFC Champions League was held at this stadium.
The Jeonju World Cup Stadium was constructed for the 2002 FIFA World Cup which was co-hosted by South Korea and Japan. The construction of the stadium started in February 19, 1999 and was officially opened two years later, in November 8, 2001 by then President Kim Dae-jung.
2002 FIFA World Cup
Jeonju World Cup Stadium hosted some matches in the 2002 World Cup. There was Spain - Paraguay (3 - 1), Portugal - Poland (4 - 0) and Mexico - USA (0 - 2).
Coordinates: 35°52′05.2″N 127°03′52.0″E / 35.868111°N 127.064444°E