Estádio Palma Travassos

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Estádio Palma Travassos
Palma Travassos
Full name Estádio Dr. Francisco de Palma Travassos
Location Ribeirão Preto,  Brazil
Coordinates 21°11′13″S 47°47′16″W / 21.18694°S 47.78778°W / -21.18694; -47.78778Coordinates: 21°11′13″S 47°47′16″W / 21.18694°S 47.78778°W / -21.18694; -47.78778
Owner Comercial
Operator Comercial
Capacity 17,775
Field size 105 x 68m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1964
Opened November 10, 1964
Tenants
Comercial
Olé Brasil

Estádio Dr. Francisco de Palma Travassos, usually known as Estádio Palma Travassos, is a multi-use stadium in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches and it is the home stadium of Comercial and Olé Brasil. The stadium has a capacity of 17,775 people.[1] It was built in 1964.

Estádio Palma Travassos is owned by Comercial Futebol Clube (Ribeirão Preto). The stadium is named after Francisco de Palma Travassos, who donated the groundplot where the stadium was built.

History[edit]

In 1964, the works on Estádio Palma Travassos were completed. The inaugural match was played on November 10 of that year, when Santos beat Comercial 3-2. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Comercial's Paulo Bim.

The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 32,400, set on July 20, 1986 when Comercial and Botafogo drew 0-0.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.

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