Estádio Municipal de Braga


* Address: Braga
* Country: Portuguese Republic
* Capacity: 30,000
* Opened: 30 December 2003
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: SC Braga (football)

Extra stadium info – Estádio Municipal de Braga

The construction costs of the stadium, which is nicknamed A Pedreira, were €83 million. It hosted two matches for the 2004 UEFA European Football Championship. On 18 June, the venue hosted its first match of the European championship for national football teams, in which Denmark defeated Bulgaria. On 23 June, the stadium hosted its second game of the tournament, in which the Netherlands defeated Latvia 3-0. The first match attracted a crowd of 24,000 and the second match attracted a crowd of 27,000. Sporting Clube de Braga are the tenants of the venue. On 15 September 2010, they played their first-ever UEFA Champions League match, which they lost against Arsenal FC in London in front of 59,000 fans. SC Braga became the fourth sports club from the Portuguese Republic with 100,000 followers on its main social media page.

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