Estadio Ciudad de Cumaná

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Estadio Ciudad de Cumaná
Full name Estadio Ciudad de Cumaná
Location Ayacucho, Huamanga, Peru
Owner Instituto Peruano del Deporte
Capacity 12,000[1]
Surface Grass
Opened 9 December 1974
Tenants
Ayacucho FC
Municipal de Huamanga

Estadio Ciudad de Cumaná is a multi-purpose stadium in Ayacucho, Huamanga, Peru. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Ayacucho FC of the Peruvian Primera División and Deportivo Municipal de Huamanga of the Copa Perú league. The stadium holds 12,000 spectators. It was built to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Ayacucho by the government of Venezuela under the leadership of Carlos Andrés Pérez. It is named after the city of Cumaná which is the birthplace of Antonio José de Sucre who was the commander of the United Liberation Army during the Battle of Ayacucho. It is part of the larger Complejo Deportivo Venezuela or Venezuela Sports Complex which includes other sporting facilities built by the Venezuelan government.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estadio Ciudad de Cumaná – World of Stadiums". www.worldofstadiums.com. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 

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Coordinates: 13°09′00″S 74°13′00″W / 13.1500°S 74.2167°W / -13.1500; -74.2167