Hongkou Football Stadium

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Hongkou Football Stadium
虹口足球场
Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai.jpg
Location Shanghai, China
Coordinates 31°16′24″N 121°28′34″E / 31.2733°N 121.4762°E / 31.2733; 121.4762Coordinates: 31°16′24″N 121°28′34″E / 31.2733°N 121.4762°E / 31.2733; 121.4762
Owner Shanghai Government
Operator IRENA Group
Capacity 33,060
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground February 22, 1998
Opened March 14, 1999
Tenants
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C.
Shanghai Guotai Jun'an Yongbo Women's F.C.

Hongkou Football Stadium (simplified Chinese: 虹口足球场; traditional Chinese: 虹口足球場; pinyin: Hóngkǒu Zúqiúchǎng) is a football stadium in Shanghai, China. Located in Hongkou District, the stadium has a maximum capacity of 33,060.[1] It is the first ever football stadium to be built in China. The stadium was re-built in 1999, over the previous 46-year-old Hongkou Stadium, a general use sports stadium now replaced by the Shanghai Stadium. It is adjacent to Lu Xun Park.

Hongkou Football Stadium

History[edit]

The stadium has 3 squash courts inside and a climbing wall, which was rebuilt in early 2009. The stadium is currently used mostly for football matches and it is the home stadium of local football team Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C.. It also hosted the final of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. The stadium also was the home of Shanghai Guotai Jun'an Yongbo Women's F.C., a local women's football team, in 2016 season.

In 2013 Hongkou Football Stadium was the host of the National Electronic Sports Tournament (NEST).[2]

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Preceded by
Home Depot Center
Carson
FIFA Women's World Cup
Final Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Commerzbank-Arena
Frankfurt