Suwon World Cup Stadium

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Suwon World Cup Stadium
수원월드컵경기장
Big Bird Stadium
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Full nameSuwon World Cup Stadium
Location456, Uman-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do,
Republic of Korea
Coordinates37°17′10.6″N 127°02′12.8″E / 37.286278°N 127.036889°E / 37.286278; 127.036889
OwnerGyeonggi-do
OperatorSuwon World Cup Stadium
Management Foundation
Capacity43,959
Field size425,000 m² (site)
66,595 m² (floorage)
SurfaceGrass
Construction
BuiltMay 13, 2001
Opened2001
ArchitectSamoo Architects & Engineers
Tenants
Suwon Samsung Bluewings (2001–present)
Suwon FC (2014)

The Suwon World Cup Stadium (수원월드컵경기장) is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Suwon. It has been home to K League 1 football side Suwon Samsung Bluewings since 2001. The capacity of the stadium is 43,959.[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  Australia First round
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]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Suwon Samsung Bluewings Official Website". Suwon Samsung Bluewings website. Archived from the original on 2012-03-08. Retrieved 2007-08-09.

References[edit]

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
King Fahd Stadium
Riyadh
Asian Club Championship
Final Venue

2001
Succeeded by
Azadi Stadium
Tehran
Preceded by
North Harbour Stadium
Auckland
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Final Venue

2017
Succeeded by
Stadion Widzewa
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