Estadio Juan Francisco Barraza

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Estadio Juan Francisco Barraza
Nido Aguilucho
Estadio Barraza.jpg
Full name Estadio Municipal Juan Francisco Barraza
Location San Miguel, El Salvador
Owner Mayor of San Miguel
Capacity 10,000
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 15 November 1956
Renovated 2016-2017
Construction cost $ 43,558.34
Architect Paredes Lemus
Tenants
C.D. Águila
C.D. Dragón

Estadio Juan Francisco Barraza is a multi-purpose stadium in San Miguel, El Salvador. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of C.D. Águila and C.D. Dragón. It is named after the 1950s star Juan Francisco "Cariota" Barraza in 1982. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

History[edit]

Construction began on November 1956 and was under the direction of Pablo Paredes Lemus and Cia. After 3 years of building, The stadium was opened and held its very first game on November 15, 1959. This day saw Honduran Club Deportivo Olimpia play against Águila and drew 1-1. In 1982, 26 years after its construction, the Aguila board, decided to change its name to Estadio Juan Francisco Barraza, after the iconic footballer in El Salvador.

Coordinates: 13°28′57″N 88°10′09″W / 13.482576°N 88.169038°W / 13.482576; -88.169038