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Kalmar Arena

Published: Monday 1 October 2012, 12.03CET
One of several new stadiums which are playing host to finals matches, the home of Kalmar FF was inaugurated in March 2011.
Kalmar Arena
Kalmar Arena ©SvFF
 

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Published: Monday 1 October 2012, 12.03CET

Kalmar Arena

One of several new stadiums which are playing host to finals matches, the home of Kalmar FF was inaugurated in March 2011.

Capacity: 10,900
Opened: 2011

• The home of Kalmar FF opened in March 2011 and is situated in the north-west of the city.

• For Allsvenskan matches the capacity can rise to 14,800 with standing places, and the pitch is only two metres from the front row of seats. The arena also stages concerts.

• Kalmar FF celebrated their 100th birthday in 2010, two years after winning their first Swedish title. They have also lifted the Swedish Cup three times and among their famous ex-players are the Elm brothers, David, Rasmus and Viktor.

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

• The south-eastern city of Kalmar has a population of around 36,000 and a history dating back to at least the 11th century – boasting the oldest known city seal in Scandinavia from somewhere between 1255 and 1267.

Last updated: 27/06/13 12.19CET

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