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MŠK Žilina Stadium, Zilina

The home of MŠK Žilina will stage three group matches, both semi-finals and the final.
MŠK Žilina Stadium, Zilina
MŠK Žilina Stadium ©SFZ

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MŠK Žilina Stadium, Zilina

The home of MŠK Žilina will stage three group matches, both semi-finals and the final.

Capacity: 10,831
Opened: 1941

• The home of MŠK Žilina will stage three group matches, both semi-finals and the final of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

• Žilina have played on the site since 1909 but the stadium was built in 1941 and over the last decade has been revamped to meet UEFA specifications. The plan is for the capacity to reach 15,000.

• The ground has hosted a number of Slovakia senior internationals over recent years, including three UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers.

• Žilina have won the Slovak First League six times since 2001/02, doing their first double last season. They reached the old Czechoslovak Cup final in 1961 and got to the European Cup Winners' Cup quarter-finals the following year.

• The city of Zilina is the third largest in Slovakia, with a population of more than 100,000, not far from the Czech and Polish borders. It is famed for its manufacturing, the Žilinská University and a proud history – made a free city by King Charles I of Hungary in 1312.

Last updated: 04/04/13 11.48CET

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