Estádio Nacional 12 de Julho

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Estádio Nacional 12 de Julho
Sao Tome National Stadium (15626686954).jpg
Location Avenida das Nações Unidas
São Tome, São Tomé and Príncipe
Owner N/A
Capacity 6,500
Opened N/A
Andorinha Sport Club
Sporting Praia Cruz
São Tomé and Príncipe national football team

Estadio Nacional 12 de Julho is a multi-use stadium in São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe and is located on Avenida das Nações Unidas. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 6,500 and the field size is 105 × 68 m

The stadium is home to Andorinha and Sporting Praia Cruz, other clubs that play at the stadium include Vitória Riboque, Agrosport and 6 de Setembro.

It is the first football (soccer) stadium in the nation. The stadium was renovated in 2002 and expanded in 2003.

Numerous national finals took place at the stadium, the recent was the second match in 2016.

Some continental soccer competition was played at the stadium including the 2014 CAF Champions League, as Sporting Praia Cruz withdrew, the 2016 edition did not play.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 0°20′6.3″N 6°44′15.0″E / 0.335083°N 6.737500°E / 0.335083; 6.737500