National Arena Filip II Macedonian: Skopje

Redeveloped from the old Gradski Stadion, the National Arena Filip II Macedonian will host the 2017 UEFA Super Cup, FYR Macedonia's first UEFA club competition final.

Opening ceremony (Filip II Macedonian Stadium)
©Darko Andonovski

FYR Macedonia will host its first UEFA club competition final in 2017 after the UEFA Super Cup was awarded to Skopje's National Arena Filip II of Macedonia.

Factfile: National Arena Filip II Macedonian

UEFA capacity: 33,460
Tenants: FYR Macedonia, FK Vardar, FK Rabotnicki
Opened: 1947

• The venue is a redevelopment of the former national arena – the Gradski Stadion.

• Reopened on 12 August 2009 when FYR Macedonia lost 3-2 to European champions Spain in a friendly.

• Staged five games during the 2010 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship, including the decider won by France and a group match between Spain and the hosts that attracted a competition-record crowd of 8,000.

• Its illuminated outer façade was completed in 2013, and the arena is also adapted to hold concerts including the likes of Pink and Carlos Santana.