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ŠRC Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana

Published: Thursday 1 March 2012, 12.06CET
Slovenia's national stadium will stage three group matches, both semi-finals and the final.
ŠRC Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana
ŠRC Stožice Stadium ©UEFA.com
Published: Thursday 1 March 2012, 12.06CET

ŠRC Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana

Slovenia's national stadium will stage three group matches, both semi-finals and the final.

Capacity: 16,100
Opened: 2010

• The home of NK Olimpija Ljubljana and one of two main venues for the Slovenian national team, the ŠRC Stožice Stadium stages three Group A matches, the semi-finals and the final of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

• Named after the local district of Ljubljana, it took just over a year to construct and is next to an indoor arena as part of Športni park Stožice.

• The opening game was on 11 August 2010, Slovenia beating Australia 2-0 in a friendly in front of 16,155 people, the biggest football crowd in the country since independence. It also staged the UEFA EURO 2012 qualfiiers against the Faroe Islands, Italy and Estonia.

• The stadium also stages concerts and cultural events, around 22,000 people attending the first in September 2010.

• Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and remains from 2000 BC make it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Last updated: 03/04/12 13.35CET

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