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Best Denki Stadium
Full nameBest Denki Stadium
Former namesHakatanomori Football Stadium (1995-2008)
Location1-1 Higashihirao Koen, Hakata-ku Fukuoka, 816-0052 Japan
Coordinates33°35′09″N 130°27′39″E / 33.585889°N 130.46079°E / 33.585889; 130.46079Coordinates: 33°35′09″N 130°27′39″E / 33.585889°N 130.46079°E / 33.585889; 130.46079
OwnerFukuoka city
Field size144 x 80 m
OpenedJuly 13, 1995
Construction cost10 billion JPY
Avispa Fukuoka

Best Denki Stadium (ベスト電器スタジアム) (formerly Hakatanomori Football Stadium, renamed on March 1, 2008 for naming rights), located in the Hakata ward of Fukuoka city is the home ground of Avispa Fukuoka association football club.

The stadium also hosts rugby union matches, including a few international matches, Top League games, Top League Challenge series and Top Kyushu league games. It was also host to four games (two match days) in the IRB Junior World Championship 2009, including the 7th place play-off and 5th place play-off on July 21, 2009.

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]

The stadium's seating capacity is 22,563. It is located in Higashi Hirao Koen (park), 15–20 minutes walk or a short bus ride from Fukuoka Airport, and is named after the game software company.

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

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