Suwon World Cup Stadium

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Suwon World Cup Stadium
수원월드컵경기장
Big Bird Stadium
Suwon World Cup Stadium Logo.png
First thing we did in Korea.jpg
Exterior of the stadium at night
Full nameSuwon World Cup Stadium
Location456, Uman-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do,
South Korea
Coordinates37°17′10.6″N 127°02′12.8″E / 37.286278°N 127.036889°E / 37.286278; 127.036889
OwnerGyeonggi Provincial Government & Suwon City Hall
OperatorGyeonggi Suwon World Cup Stadium Management Foundation
Capacity44,031
Field size114 by 77 metres (124.7 yd × 84.2 yd)[1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground15 November 1996
Opened13 May 2001
ArchitectSamoo Architects & Engineers
Main contractorsSamsung C&T
Tenants
Suwon Samsung Bluewings (2001–present)

The Suwon World Cup Stadium (수원월드컵경기장) is a football stadium located in Suwon, South Korea. It has been home of the K League 1 team Suwon Samsung Bluewings since 2001. The capacity of the stadium is 44,031.[1]

Notable football events[edit]

2001 FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

Date Team 1 Result Team 2 Round
30 May 2001  Mexico 0–2  Australia First round
3 June 2001  South Korea 1–0
7 June 2001  France 2–1  Brazil Semi-final

2002 FIFA World Cup[edit]

The Suwon World Cup Stadium was one of the venues of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and held the following matches:

Date Team 1 Result Team 2 Round
5 June 2002  United States 3–2  Portugal Group D
11 June 2002  Senegal 3–3  Uruguay Group A
13 June 2002  Costa Rica 2–5  Brazil Group C
16 June 2002  Spain 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(3–2 pen.)
 Republic of Ireland Round of 16

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "경기장시설안내". suwonworldcup.gg.go.kr (in Korean). Retrieved 29 November 2020.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°17′10.6″N 127°02′12.8″E / 37.286278°N 127.036889°E / 37.286278; 127.036889

Preceded by FIFA U-20 World Cup
Final Venue

2017
Succeeded by