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Pavelló Barris Nord, Lleida

The Pavelló Barris Nord in Lleida opened on 4 October 2001 and will act as FC Barcelona's home as UEFA Futsal Cup finals hosts.
Pavelló Barris Nord, Lleida
The Pavelló Barris Nord is best known as a basketball venue ©UEFA.com
 

Pavelló Barris Nord, Lleida

The Pavelló Barris Nord in Lleida opened on 4 October 2001 and will act as FC Barcelona's home as UEFA Futsal Cup finals hosts.

Capacity: 6,100
Opened: 2001

• Around 180km from Barcelona, the western Catalonian city of Lleida dates back to the Bronze Age and is home to roughly 140,000 people.

• The Pavelló Barris Nord opened on 4 October 2001 with a capacity of 5,500, expanded to its present size two years later.

• It is home to local basketball favourites CE Lleida Bàsquet, who constructed the arena on promotion to Spain's top division, and in their first season they made the play-offs, losing in the quarter-finals to FC Barcelona.

• The arena has also staged sports including gymnastics and concerts by leading Spanish acts.

• The venue was given a new role when picked to stage the 2012 UEFA Futsal Cup finals hosted by Barcelona.

Last updated: 20/03/12 13.02CET

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