Sūduva Stadium

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ARVI Football Arena
Marijampoles stadiono tribunos.JPG
UEFA Category 3 stadium
Full name ARVI Football Arena
Location Marijampolė, Lithuania
Coordinates Coordinates: 54°34′28.37″N 23°21′55.41″E / 54.5745472°N 23.3653917°E / 54.5745472; 23.3653917
Owner Marijampolė municipality, FK Sūduva
Capacity 6,250
Construction
Broke ground May 25, 2007
Opened July 6, 2008
Expanded May 2009
Tenants
FK Sūduva, Lithuania national football team

Sūduva Stadium, known as ARVI Football Arena for sponsorship reasons, is a multi-purpose stadium in Marijampolė, Lithuania. The stadium was built using funds from the European Union and opened on July 6, 2008.[1] It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FK Sūduva. Its original capacity increase from 4,500 to 6,250 spectators after additional seats were installed in May–June 2009 before a match between Lithuania national team and Romania. Beginning from the 2011 season the stadium was named ARVI Football Arena after the sponsoring rights were bought by ARVI Enterprises Group.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raškauskas, Juozas (2008-07-01). "Savaitgalį - naujojo stadiono Marijampolėje atidarymas" (in Lithuanian). Miesto laikraštis and delfi.lt. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Marijampolės futbolo klubo sporto kompleksas turi naują vardą" (in Lithuanian). Alfa.lt. 2011-03-14. Retrieved 2010-08-28.