Estádio Anísio Haddad

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Estádio Anísio Haddad
Rio Pretão
Rio Preto X Rio Claro - Estádio Anísio Haddad, São José do Rio Preto SP.jpg Rio Preto x Rio Claro FC player by 2008 Campeonato Paulista, in the Estádio Anísio Haddad
Full name .
Location Rua Joaquim Manoel Pires, 777, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo state, Brazil
Owner Rio Preto Esporte Clube
Capacity 14,014
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1968
Opened April 21, 1968
Tenants
Rio Preto Esporte Clube

The Estádio Anísio Haddad, usually known as Rio Pretão, is a multi-purpose stadium in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 14,014[1] people. It was built in 1968.

Rio Pretão is owned by Rio Preto Esporte Clube. The stadium is named after Anísio Haddad, who was a president of Rio Preto Esporte Clube. The nickname Rio Pretão means Big Rio Preto.

History[edit]

In 1968, the works on Rio Pretão were completed. The inaugural match was played on April 21 of that year, when Ponte Preta beat Rio Preto 4-1. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Ponte Preta's Dicá.

The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 17,845, set on July 12, 1971 when Catanduvense beat Rio Preto 1-0.

References[edit]

  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 20°50′5″S 49°24′4″W / 20.83472°S 49.40111°W / -20.83472; -49.40111