Stadion der Freundschaft (Frankfurt (Oder))
The Stadion der Freunschaft on 15 July 1953
|Location||Frankfurt (Oder), Germany|
|Owner||City of Frankfurt (Oder)|
|Record attendance||25,000 (15 July 1953)|
|Opened||12 July 1953|
|Frankfurter FC Viktoria|
The stadium was built in commemoration of the 700th anniversary of the city of Frankfurt (Oder). The opening game in the stadium was a match between SV Dynamo und Gwardia Kraków on 15 July 1953 in front of a record 25,000 fans.
Before German reunification, the Stadion der Freundschaft hosted two friendlies of the East Germany national football team. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Football Association staged two qualifying games for the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championships.
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- FFC Viktoria – Stadion der Freundschaft (in German)
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