Estadio Monumental de Maturín

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Estadio Monumental de Maturín
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Location Maturín, Venezuela
Coordinates 9°43′01″N 63°13′27″W / 9.71684°N 63.224258°W / 9.71684; -63.224258Coordinates: 9°43′01″N 63°13′27″W / 9.71684°N 63.224258°W / 9.71684; -63.224258
Operator Monagas Sport Club
Capacity 51,796
Construction
Opened 17 June 2007[1]
Construction cost US$85 million
Tenants
Monagas Sport Club

The Estadio Monumental de Maturín (Monumental Stadium of Maturin) is the largest stadium in Venezuela by seating capacity, with 52,000 spectators. It was one of the venues of the 2007 Copa America. It is also the home stadium of the Monagas Sport Club.

It is located in the Industrial Zone of Maturin.

Opening[edit]

The stadium was opened on June 17, 2007 with a friendly match between Venezuela and Hungary. Enrique Pérez Lavado, Bishop of the Diocese of Maturin, blessed the stage and stressed the importance of the event.

Capacity[edit]

The entire stadium is covered with individual seating. It has a parking for 3,786 vehicles, a commercial area of 26,381 square metres, 44 radio booths, 8 television studios, suites and presidential box, delegates' lounge, anti doping control room and press room, 3 elevators, a parking-only authorities and players, 2 dressing rooms, dressing and locker rooms for referees for the security forces, ballboys and musical band.

Their positions are distributed as follows:

  • Western Sector: 8116
  • Western Sector 3 left: 2.977
  • Western Sector 3 Right: 2,966
  • North Sector: 7719
  • South Sector: 7719
  • Eastern Sector: 11,389
  • Eastern Sector 3 left: 3,892
  • Eastern Section 3 Right: 3891

Total Laid down: 48,669

  • Written Press: 506
  • Radio and TV booths: 300
  • Suite Level 1: 560
  • Suite Level 2: 1,337
  • Presidential Box: 220
  • Disabled: 204

Total capacity of this stadium: 52,000

Copa América 2007[edit]

The stadium was one of the venues of the Copa América 2007, and held the following matches:

Date Time(EDT) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
2007-07-01 16.00  Brazil 3-0  Chile Group B
2007-07-01 18.15  Mexico 2-1  Ecuador Group B
2007-07-08 16.00  Mexico 6-0  Paraguay Quarter Finals

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