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Växjö Arena

Published: Monday 1 October 2012, 12.17CET
The new home of Östers IF is part of the Arenastaden development in Vaxjo which includes stadiums for ice hockey, floorball and indoor athletics.
 

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Published: Monday 1 October 2012, 12.17CET

Växjö Arena

The new home of Östers IF is part of the Arenastaden development in Vaxjo which includes stadiums for ice hockey, floorball and indoor athletics.

Capacity: 12,000
Opened: 2012

• The home of Östers IF opened in September 2012 as part of the Arenastaden development in Vaxjo which includes stadiums for ice hockey, floorball and indoor athletics.

• The stadium staged Pia Sundhage's first game in charge of Sweden's women as they beat Switzerland 3-0 in a friendly on 23 October 2012.

• Östers won their first Swedish title in 1968 as a newly promoted side and have added three more championships, in 1978, 1980 and 1981. They returned to the top flight after winning the second-tier Superettan in 2012.

• The stadium will hold three UEFA Women's EURO 2013 Group B games and a quarter-final.

• About 60,000 people live in Vaxjo, known for its university and entertainment.

Last updated: 12/11/12 15.12CET

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