Umakana Yokana Stadium

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Umakana Yokana Stadium
Uma Sta
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Former names

Kumamoto Prefectural General Athletic Park Athletics Stadium

Kumamoto Athletics Stadium
Location 2776 Hirayama-cho, Higashi-ku, Kumamoto, Japan 861-8012
Coordinates 32°50′13″N 130°48′0″E / 32.83694°N 130.80000°E / 32.83694; 130.80000Coordinates: 32°50′13″N 130°48′0″E / 32.83694°N 130.80000°E / 32.83694; 130.80000
Owner Kumamoto Sports Promotion Agency
Capacity 32,000
Field size 107 x 70 m
Surface turf
Construction
Built 1998
Opened July 13, 1995
Tenants
Roasso Kumamoto

Umakana Yokana Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Higashi-ku, Kumamoto, Japan. It is currently used mostly for football (Roasso Kumamoto) matches and sometimes for Top League rugby games. The stadium holds 32,000 people.

With Rosso's promotion from the Japan Football League to the J. League Division 2 in 2007, KKWing is expected to play a role in Rosso's ascendancy.

The stadium has been announced as one of the venues for 2019 Rugby World Cup which will be the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia.[1]

Effective 1 February 2013, the stadium adopted a new name as Umakana Yokana Stadium うまかな・よかなスタジアム (Uma Sta うまスタ as an abbreviation) by naming rights.

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  1. ^ "World Rugby approves revised Japan 2019 hosting roadmap". World Rugby. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 

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