Incheon Munhak Stadium

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Incheon Munhak Stadium
Munhak Stadium Corner.jpg
Former namesIncheon World Cup Stadium
Location482, Munhak-dong, Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea
OperatorSK Wyverns
Capacity49,084[1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundJuly 20, 1994
OpenedFebruary 25, 2002
Construction cost125.2 billion won
ArchitectAdome Architects & Engineers Inc.
Tenants
Incheon United (2004–2011)
Incheon Korail (2012–2013)

The Incheon Munhak Stadium (also known as Incheon World Cup Stadium or Munhak Stadium) is a sports complex in Incheon, South Korea and includes a multi-purpose stadium, a baseball park, and other sports facilities.

Facilities[edit]

Incheon Munhak Stadium[edit]

Incheon Munhak Stadium, initially named Incheon World Cup Stadium, was Incheon United's home stadium from 2004 to 2011. It hosted three group stage matches at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. It also hosted the 2005 Asian Athletics Championships and the football matches during the 2014 Asian Games,[2] as well as the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Asian Para Games.[3][4] In November 2018, the stadium hosted the 2018 League of Legends World Championship final.[5]

2002 World Cup matches played in Munhak Stadium[edit]

Date Team 1 Result Team 2 Round
9 June 2002 Costa Rica Costa Rica 1–1 Turkey Turkey Group C
11 June 2002 Denmark Denmark 2–0 France France Group A
14 June 2002 Portugal Portugal 0–1 South Korea South Korea Group D

Munhak Baseball Stadium[edit]

The Munhak Baseball Stadium is the home baseball stadium of the SK Wyverns and lies adjacent to the Incheon Munhak Stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.worldstadiums.com/asia/countries/south_korea/incheon.shtml
  2. ^ "Incheon Munhak Stadium". doopedia.
  3. ^ "Asian Para Games close with spectacular show of traditional dance and music". 1414176529. Retrieved 2018-11-10. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ Ibsasport.org. "Asian Para Games up and running in Korea - News - IBSA". www.ibsasport.org. Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  5. ^ Austen Goslin (17 August 2018). "Riot has announced the venues for the 2018 World Championship in South Korea". www.riftherald.com. The Rift Herald. Retrieved 31 October 2018.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Rizal Memorial Stadium
Manila
Asian Athletics Championships
Venue

2005
Succeeded by
Amman International Stadium
Amman
Preceded by
Tianhe Stadium
Guangzhou
Asian Games Football tournament
Final Venue

2014
Succeeded by
Pakansari Stadium
Bogor
Preceded by
Beijing National Stadium
Beijing
League of Legends World Championship
Final Venue

2018
Succeeded by
AccorHotels Arena
Paris

Coordinates: 37°26′06.5″N 126°41′26.9″E / 37.435139°N 126.690806°E / 37.435139; 126.690806