Neman Stadium

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Neman Stadium
Стадыён "Нёман"
Стадыён "Нёман" 9585.jpg
Former names Krasnoye Znamya Stadium
(1963–1993)
Location Grodno, Belarus
Coordinates 53°41′20″N 23°49′15″E / 53.688861°N 23.82072°E / 53.688861; 23.82072Coordinates: 53°41′20″N 23°49′15″E / 53.688861°N 23.82072°E / 53.688861; 23.82072
Capacity 8,500
Field size 107 x 70m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1963
Renovated 2002–2008
Tenants
Neman Grodno

Neman Stadium (Belarusian: Стадыён "Нёман", Russian: Стадион "Неман") is a multi-purpose stadium in Grodno, Belarus. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Neman Grodno.

History[edit]

The stadium has been build in 1963 and was originally called Krasnoye Znamya Stadium. The name was changed to Neman Stadium in 1993. The original stadium capacity was 15,000.[1] The gradual stadium renovation took place between 2002 and 2008, after which the capacity was reduced to the current 8,500.

International use[edit]

The stadium has been used by Neman Grodno in international matches. In February 2013 it was used as a home ground by BATE Borisov in UEFA Europa League match against Turkish side Fenerbahçe, due to unavailability of other stadiums.[2]

The stadium was also used as a home ground for Belarus national football team on one occasion, which was a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Andorra in June 2009 that ended with 5–1 win for Belarus.[3]

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