Borisov Arena

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Borisov Arena
Borisov-Arena Stands2.jpg
LocationBarysaw, Belarus
Coordinates54°11′35″N 28°28′31″E / 54.19306°N 28.47528°E / 54.19306; 28.47528
OwnerBATE Barysaw
Capacity13,126[1]
Record attendance13,121 (Belarus vs Spain, 25 June 2015)[2]
Field size105 x 68m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground2011–2014
Opened3 May 2014
Construction cost40,000,000 [3]
ArchitectOFIS Architects
Tenants
FC BATE Borisov (2014–)
Belarus national football team (2014–2017; 2019)

Borisov Arena is a football-specific stadium in Barysaw, Belarus and is the home stadium of FC BATE Borisov and the Belarus national football team. The stadium's official capacity is 13,126.[4][5]

History[edit]

The first official game ever played at the Borisov Arena was the 2013–14 Belarusian Cup Final on May 3, 2014, it was contested between FC Neman Grodno and FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk and won 1-0 by the team from Salihorsk. Ukrainian midfielder Artem Starhorodskyi scored the first ever goal on the stadium in front of an almost full capacity of over 11,000.[1]

National team matches[edit]

The Belarus national football team played its first game at the Borisov Arena on September 4, 2014, when they defeated Tajikistan 6–1 in a friendly;[6] the first official national team game was played on October 9, 2014, when Belarus lost 0–2 to Ukraine in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier played in front of 10,512 spectators.[7]

List of games[edit]

# Date Opponent Result Attendance Competition
1 September 4, 2014 Tajikistan Tajikistan 6–1 2,400 Friendly
2 October 9, 2014 Ukraine Ukraine 0–2 10,512[7] UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
3 October 12, 2014 Slovakia Slovakia 1–3 3,684[8] UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
4 November 18, 2014 Mexico Mexico 3–2 6,700 Friendly
5 June 14, 2015 Spain Spain 0–1 13,121 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
6 October 12, 2015 Republic of Macedonia Macedonia 0–0 1,545 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Borisov Arena". StadiumDB. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. ^ Full Time Summary Matchday 3 – Tuesday 20 October 2014". UEFA.org. 20 October 2014.
  3. ^ OFIS Architects (Ofis-a.si)
  4. ^ Borisov Arena at FCBate.by
  5. ^ Season tickets on sale 20 Jan (FCBate.by)
  6. ^ "Belarus vs. Tajikistan 6:1". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Belarus vs. Ukraine 0:2". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Belarus vs. SLOVAKIA 1 - 3". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 April 2015.

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