Stadion Hristo Botev (Vratsa)

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Stadion Hristo Botev
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Full nameHristo Botev Stadium
LocationVratsa, Bulgaria
Coordinates43°12′4″N 23°34′3″E / 43.20111°N 23.56750°E / 43.20111; 23.56750
OwnerMunicipality of Vratsa
OperatorBotev Vratsa
Capacity25 000; 6 417 seating
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1946
Built1946 - 1948
Opened1948
Renovated2008, 2009
Tenants
Botev Vratsa (1948-present)

Stadion Hristo Botev (Bulgarian: Стадион „Христо Ботев“, English: 'Hristo Botev Stadium') is a multi-purpose stadium in Vratsa, Bulgaria. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It has been the home of Botev Vratsa for 60 years. The stadium was built in 1948 and has a seating capacity of 6,417 spectators. After the approval of a project worth 150 000, in 2008 the stadium was renovated and had 2,255 seats, spread in the 3 central sectors. In June 2009, the Botev Vratsa management approved a second project, worth 120 000 for reconstruction of sector "V", opposite the central building of the stadium. The second renovation was completed in 2009.

As of 2009, the stadium has 4,455 plastic seats. In October 2009, the stadium received a license from the Bulgarian Football Union to host games from all divisions of Bulgarian football.

In 2013, the Municipality of Vratsa is planning to continue renovation by re-building the two side sectors, which will increase the seating capacity to 6,417 spectators.

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