Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli

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Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli
Nuovo Romagnoli di Campobasso.jpg
Location Campobasso, Italy
Coordinates 41 ° 34 '12.1 "N , 14 ° 37 '50.9 "E
Owner City of Campobasso
Capacity 21,800 (4,000 approved)
Surface Grass
Broke ground 1983
Opened 1985
Architect Costantino Rozzi
Polisportiva Nuovo Campobasso Calcio

Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli is a sports stadium primarily used for association football located in Campobasso the capital of the Molise region in Italy.The stadium currently hosts the home matches of Campobasso Calcio that plays in the Serie D. The stadium has a capacity of 21,800.[1]


The Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli was designed by former Ascoli Calcio 1898 chairman Constantino Rozzi, who also designed numerous other stadiums across Italy. Work started on the stadium in 1983, and Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli was officially opened on 13 February 1985, when Campobasso played against Juventus F.C. in a Coppa Italia match.[2] Campobasso won 1-0.

The structure of the stadium is very similar to that of the Stadio Ciro Vigorito in Benevento, due to the same project and some of the same architects being involved in the Romagnoli's design. The stadium is called "New Romagnoli" because Campobasso's previous stadium was named after Giovanni Romagnoli. However, the stadium has not yet received an official name.[3] There has been talk of naming the stadium after Michele Scorrano, Campobasso's captain in the 1970s and 1980s,[4] who died after a heart attack in February 2009.

After Napoli FC's San Paolo Stadium was damaged by a violent storm, Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli hosted the club's home matches between September 2001 and January 2002.

On 3 June 2003, the stadium hosted a friendly match between Italy and Northern Ireland,[5] which Italy won 2-0.[6] The game was organized to raise funds for reconstruction and victims after an earthquake hit Molise,[7] where the stadium is based, in 2002.[8]



Coordinates: 41°34′12″N 14°37′51″E / 41.57000°N 14.63083°E / 41.57000; 14.63083