Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao López
El Cementerio de Los Elefantes |
(The Elephants Graveyard)
|Full name||Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao López|
|Location||Santa Fe, Argentina|
|Opened||9 July 1946|
|Club Atlético Colón|
Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao Lopez (nicknamed "El Cementerio de Los Elefantes") is a football stadium in Santa Fe, Argentina. It is the home stadium of Club Atlético Colón. The stadium has a capacity of 33,458 and was first opened in 1946.
The ground's nickname (Elephants Graveyard in English) was created in 1964, as a result of the unexpected defeat of the Brazilian team Santos FC led by Pelé. The frequent defeats of the major Argentine teams strengthened the reputation.
- "ESTADIO BRIGADIER GENERAL ESTANISLAO LÓPEZ". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
- Gabriel Briceño. "'El cementerio de los elefantes', el escenario de Argentina-Colombia" ['The Elephants graveyard', the scenario of Argentina-Colombia] (in Spanish). Fútbol Red. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
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