CTFD PortoGaia

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CTFD PortoGaia
Full name Centro de Treinos e Formação Desportiva PortoGaia
Location Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Coordinates 41°03′57″N 8°31′01″W / 41.065921°N 8.51707°W / 41.065921; -8.51707Coordinates: 41°03′57″N 8°31′01″W / 41.065921°N 8.51707°W / 41.065921; -8.51707
Owner Vila Nova de Gaia Municipality
Operator FC Porto
Type Training ground
Capacity 3,800
Surface Natural grass, artificial turf
Construction
Opened 5 August 2002 (2002-08-05)
Architect Alcino Soutinho
Tenants
FC Porto

The CTFD PortoGaia (Centro de Treinos e Formação Desportiva PortoGaia; English: PortoGaia Sports Training Center) is a football training complex located in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, that is used by the senior, reserve and youth teams of FC Porto.[1]

Designed by Portuguese architect Alcino Soutinho and inaugurated in the summer of 2002,[2] the complex is property of the Vila Nova de Gaia municipality, with the official name CTFD Olival/Crestuma, but was leased to FC Porto for a period of 50 years.[3]

Facilities[edit]

  • One grass pitch with a 3,800-capacity grandstand and floodlighting
  • Three grass pitches for training purposes
  • One artificial turf pitch with floodlighting
  • One artificial turf mini-pitch (40×30 metres)
  • Three support buildings:
    • Entry building (reception, cafeteria, press center and auditorium)
    • Youth teams (three team dressrooms, one referee dressroom, one coach dressroom, medical department, and hydrotherapy room)
    • Senior team (two team dressrooms, two coach dressrooms, two medical support rooms, hydrotherapy and massage room, gym)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CTFD PortoGaia". FC Porto. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Inaugurado Centro de Treinos e Formação de Olival/Crestuma" (in Portuguese). Record. 6 August 2002. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Centro de Treino e Formação Desportiva Olival/Crestuma". cm-gaia.pt (in Portuguese). Vila Nova de Gaia Municipality. Retrieved 25 January 2015.