DGB Daegu Bank Park

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DGB Daegu Bank Park
DGB대구은행파크
Forest Arena
Daegu DGB Bank Park 2019.jpg
LocationBuk District, Daegu, South Korea
Coordinates35°52′53″N 128°35′18″E / 35.881318°N 128.588335°E / 35.881318; 128.588335Coordinates: 35°52′53″N 128°35′18″E / 35.881318°N 128.588335°E / 35.881318; 128.588335
OwnerDaegu City
Capacity12,415[3]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground29 June 2017[1]
Built2017–2019
OpenedMarch 2019
Construction cost51.5 billion won[2]
Tenants
Daegu FC (2019–present)

DGB Daegu Bank Park (KoreanDGB대구은행파크), known as the Forest Arena (Korean포레스트아레나) in the Asian Football Confederation international matches, is a football-specific stadium located in Daegu, South Korea, and is the home stadium of the K League 1 club Daegu FC. The stadium opened in March 2019 and has a seating capacity for 12,415 spectators.

History[edit]

It’s site was originally “Daegu sports center” which was built in 1948, and it was renewed in 1960, which became sports complex. The former form of DGB Daegu Bank Park was main stadium of Daegu Sports Complex.

In 2017, The massive construction to remodel the sports complex. The main stadium was decided to be bult as a soccer stadium.

During the construction, the working name of the stadium was Daegu Forest Arena. DGB Financial Group bought the naming rights and named the stadium DGB Daegu Bank Park in February 2019, becoming the first stadium with naming rights in the K League history.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forest Arena". StadiumDB.com. Retrieved December 8, 2018.
  2. ^ Lee Sang-hwan (November 5, 2018). "대구FC, 내년 시즌 '전용구장' 그라운드 누빈다" (in Korean). idaegu.co.kr. Retrieved December 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "프로축구 대구FC 전용구장 `DGB 아레나` 완공…1만2천석 규모". mk.co.kr (in Korean). January 21, 2019. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "'전용경기장 시대' 대구, K리그 첫 네이밍 라이츠까지 새 역사". Sportsdonga.com (in Korean). February 20, 2019. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  5. ^ "DGB대구은행파크 개장 마케팅…축구꿈나무에 티켓 1천장". sports.news.naver.com (in Korean). February 25, 2019. Retrieved February 27, 2019.