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Colovray Stadium, Nyon

Nyon's Colovray Stadium stands opposite the House of European Football by Lake Geneva.
Colovray Stadium, Nyon
The Colovray stadium in Nyon ©Sportsfile

Colovray Stadium, Nyon

Nyon's Colovray Stadium stands opposite the House of European Football by Lake Geneva.

Capacity: 4,000 (800 seats)
Opened: 1991

• The Colovray Stadium stands opposite UEFA's Swiss headquarters in Nyon on the shores of Lake Genava. UEFA took over management of the stadium on 1 April 2010.

• Nyon sits at an altitude of 406m and has a population of about 16,000. In winter it provides a base for winter sports enthusiasts. It is also a summer tourist hot spot thanks to its warm climate, lakeside activities, chateaus, Roman museums and music festivals, which attract the best European bands.

• Opened in 1991, the Colovray Stadium is part of a sports complex and is home to Stade Nyonnais from the Challenge League, Switzerland's second tier.

• The stadium staged the 2004 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship final and from 2008 to 2013 hosted the four-team women's U17 showpiece as well as other UEFA-organised friendly tournaments.

• The Women's U17s is now an eight-team event with varying hosts, but in 2014 the stadium was designated the venue for the first UEFA Youth League final tournament, also a four-sided knockout.

Last updated: 04/04/14 19.52CET

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