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Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium

Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Park Stadium
Location Kyoto, Japan
Coordinates
Owner Kyoto City
Capacity 20,588
Field size 125 m × 78 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1942
Expanded 1985, 1996
Tenants
Kyoto Sanga F.C.

Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Park Stadium (京都市西京極総合運動公園陸上競技場兼球技場 Kyōtō-shi Nishikyōgoku Sōgō Undō Kōen Rikujō-kyōgijō ken Kyūgijō) is a multi-purpose stadium in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of J. League club Kyoto Sanga F.C.

The stadium holds 20,588 people and was built in 1942. It hosted the football match between Romania and Ghana during the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Access

3-minute walk from Nishi-Kyōgoku Station on the Hankyū Kyoto Main Line.

References

  • FIFA.com 1964 Summer Olympics ROU-GHA results. - accessed 14 August 2010. (English)
  • Facilities Guide, Kyoto City Office (Japanese)
  • Stadium Information, Kyoto City Amateur Sports Association (Japanese)
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