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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.
Växjö Arena
Växjö Arena ©SvFF
 

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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: 27/06/13 12.19CET

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