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Jeonju World Cup Stadium

Coordinates: 35°52′05.2″N 127°03′52.0″E / 35.868111°N 127.064444°E / 35.868111; 127.064444
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JeonJu World Cup Stadium
(Fort Jeonju)
Full nameJeonju World Cup Stadium
Location1190-13, Yeoui-dong, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, South Korea
Coordinates35°52′05″N 127°03′52″E / 35.868111°N 127.064444°E / 35.868111; 127.064444
OwnerJeonju City
OperatorJeonju City Facilities Management Corporation
SurfaceNatural grass
Broke groundFebruary 19, 1999
OpenedNovember 8, 2001
Construction cost133.1 billion won
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors

Jeonju World Cup Stadium is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Jeonju. It is the home of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. The stadium's capacity is 42,477. The final of 2011 AFC Champions League was held at this stadium.[1]



The Jeonju World Cup Stadium was constructed for the 2002 FIFA World Cup which was co-hosted by South Korea and Japan. The construction of the stadium started on February 19, 1999, and was officially opened two years later, on November 8, 2001, by South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.

2002 FIFA World Cup


Jeonju World Cup Stadium hosted three matches of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, hosting two group stage matches and one Round-of-16 match.

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
June 7, 2002  Spain 3–1  Paraguay Group B
June 10, 2002  Portugal 4–0  Poland Group D
June 17, 2002  Mexico 0–2  United States Round of 16




  1. ^ "Underdogs Al Sadd crowned Asian champions". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2023-09-02.

35°52′05.2″N 127°03′52.0″E / 35.868111°N 127.064444°E / 35.868111; 127.064444

Preceded by AFC Champions League
Final Venue

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