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Tønsberg Gressbane Stadium, Tonsberg

Venue for two group stage games.

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Tønsberg Gressbane Stadium, Tonsberg

Venue for two group stage games.

Tønsberg Gressbane Stadium
Capacity:
3,670

• The stadium first opened in 1937 and was rebuilt in 2003. It accommodated a record 16,000 crowd in 1958 for a game between Eik-Tønsberg and Fredrikstad.

• In 2001 the venue became home to FK Tønsberg, an umbrella team of 20 local clubs who took Eik-Tønsberg's place in Norway's third tier. They eventually won promotion but returned after a season and were relegated to the fourth flight last season.

• The stadium will host Norway's 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifier against Portugal on 7 May.

Tonsberg
Regarded as the oldest town in Norway, Tonsberg is 100km south-west of Oslo on the western coast of Oslofjord, and its growing population is approaching 50,000. Birthplace of chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, its best-known landmark is Slottsfjellet, a hilltop tower erected in 1888 as a memorial to the medieval Tonsberg Fortress.

Last updated: 21/04/14 17.04CET

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