Stadio XXV Aprile

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Stadio XXV Aprile
Location Cortile San Martino
(complesso sportivo Moletolo)
43100 Parma, Italy
Coordinates 44°49′34″N 10°19′44″E / 44.82611°N 10.32889°E / 44.82611; 10.32889Coordinates: 44°49′34″N 10°19′44″E / 44.82611°N 10.32889°E / 44.82611; 10.32889
Owner City of Parma
Capacity 3,500
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 2007
Opened 2008
Tenants
Zebre
Crociati Parma Rugby FC
Gran Parma Rugby
Parma Panthers

Stadio XXV Aprile is a new sports stadium dedicated to Rugby union located in the city of Parma in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. It replaces the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi which was demolished in July 2008.

It is a 3,500 seat arena which hosts Crociati Parma Rugby FC[1] and Gran Parma Rugby[2] rugby union teams. It also hosts the Parma Panthers American football team.[3] In 2012 it also became the home stadium of the Zebre[4] franchise which replaced Aironi in the Pro12[5] league and Heineken Cup.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crociati Rugby" (in Italian). Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gran Parma" (in Italian). Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Parma Panthers" (in Italian). Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Zerbre Contact" (in Italian). Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Zebre the new Italian Franchise Team to play RaboDirect Pro12". 7 June 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Italy announces new club". 7 June 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012.