Estádio Eduardo José Farah
State championship match between Corinthians and Palmeiras in the Prudentão 2009
|Full name||Estádio Eduardo José Farah|
|Location||Presidente Prudente, São Paulo|
|Owner||Municipality of Presidente Prudente|
|Field size||104 x 70m|
|Esporte Clube Corinthians
Grêmio Prudente Futebol (2010-2011)
Oeste Paulista Esporte Clube
Prudentino Futebol Clube
Estádio Paulo Constantino, also known as Prudentão or Farahzão, is a multi-use stadium in Presidente Prudente, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 44,414. It was built in 1982. The stadium is owned by the Presidente Prudente City Hall, and its formal name honors Eduardo José Farah, who was the Paulista Football Federation president during the stadium reformation. Oeste Paulista Esporte Clube usually plays their home matches at the stadium.
The inaugural match was played on October 12, 1982, when Santos beat Corinthians (Presidente Prudente) 1-0. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Santos' Paulinho. The stadium maximum capacity at the time was 20,000 people.
In 2001, the stadium maximum capacity was expanded to 50,000 people. However, the capacity was later reduced to its current 44,414 people.
- Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.