Hongkou Football Stadium

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This article is about the stadium. For Shanghai Metro station serving the stadium, see Hongkou Football Stadium (Shanghai Metro).
Hongkou Football Stadium
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
Broke ground February 22, 1998
Opened March 14, 1999
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] 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


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 is the home of Shanghai Guotai Jun'an Yongbo Women's F.C., a local women's football team, from 2016 season on.

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




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

Succeeded by