Kuopio Football Stadium
|Address||Kaartokatu 13, 70620 Kuopio|
Kuopio Football Stadium is a medium multi-purpose stadium. It is located in the city of Kuopio, Northern Savonia, Finland. Currently, it is mainly used for football games, and it is the permanent home ground of two local teams, including Pallokissat, a women’s club that was created in 2011, and Kuopion Palloseura (KuPS), a club that was founded in 1923.
Kuopio Football Stadium is capable of hosting 5,000 people. There are seats 2,700 at the stadium, as well as 2,000 standing places.
Kuopio was constructed in 1939, and it used to be referred to as Magnum Areena. In 2003, the renovation works that lasted for two years were started at the stadium. Kuopio Stadium was opened again in 2005.
Football games can be played on the ground throughout the year, thanks to the artificial surface provided for the stadium. The football pitch has the sizes of 68 x 105 meters, and it comes with under-soil heating, which allows enjoying the comfort playing regardless of the weather conditions. There is also an indoor hall with the size of 56 x 96 meters. The stadium features three tennis courts as well as a hockey rink. The other name of the stadium is Savon Sanomat Arena.