Saitama Stadium 2002

 
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* Address: 500 Nakanoda, Saitama
* Country: Japan
* Capacity: 63,000
* Opened: 1 October 2001
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Urawa Red Diamonds (football)

Extra stadium info – Saitama Stadium 2002

The stadium hosted 2002 FIFA World Cup matches of the national football teams of Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, England, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and Turkey. It has been the home of the Urawa Red Diamonds since 2001. They won the AFC Champions League, the Asian championship for football clubs, in 2007 for the first time in their history in front of 59,000 fans at the Saitama Stadium 2002. The Urawa Red Diamonds drew an average attendance of 46,000 in 17 home games during that domestic top-flight season. In 2006, the Urawa Red Diamonds finished third place in their first-ever FIFA Club World Cup participation.

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