Estadio Palogrande

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Palogrande Stadium
Estadio Palogrande CRC - ESP 2011.jpg
Estadio Palogrande inside
LocationManizales, Colombia
Coordinates5°03′22″N 75°29′23″W / 5.056233°N 75.489807°W / 5.056233; -75.489807Coordinates: 5°03′22″N 75°29′23″W / 5.056233°N 75.489807°W / 5.056233; -75.489807
OwnerMunicipality of Manizales
Field size110 x 70 m
SurfaceKikuyu Grass
Opened1936 (initial)
July 30, 1994 (1994-07-30)
Renovated2010-2011 (current structure)
Construction cost$ 5,500 million pesos (1994)
ArchitectJorge Gutiérrez Duque and Enrique Gómez Gómez
Once Caldas

Palogrande Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Manizales, Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football (soccer) matches. With renovations made for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia the stadium capacity dropped to 32,000[2] people. It was built in 1936, and was expanded to 36,000 people in 1994. Once Caldas plays its home matches at this stadium and won the Copa Libertadores in 2004.

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