World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Allianz Riviera

Allianz Riviera
Allianz Riviera in September 2013
Owner City of Nice
Capacity 35,624
Surface Grass
Broke ground July 2011
Opened September 2013 (2013-09)
Construction cost 245 million
Architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte
Project manager Vinci
OGC Nice
UEFA Euro 2016
RC Toulon (occasional matches)

The Allianz Riviera[1] is a multi-use stadium in Nice, France, used mostly for football matches of host OGC Nice and also for occasional home matches of rugby union club Toulon. The stadium has a capacity of 35,624 people and replaces the city's former stadium Stade Municipal du Ray. Construction started in 2011 and was completed two years later. The stadium's opening was on 22 September 2013, for a match between OGC Nice and Valenciennes.

The stadium was originally planned to be completed by 2007. However, construction was halted the previous year because of concerns related to the future cost of the structure. Plans for the stadium, located in Saint-Isidore near the Var, were then shelved. The project was revived as part of France's ultimately successful bid to host UEFA Euro 2016. Due to sponsorship regulations, the stadium is known as the Stade de Nice in UEFA competition.[2]

UEFA Euro 2016 matches

The stadium is one of the venues of the UEFA Euro 2016, and is scheduled to host the following matches:

Date Time (CET) Team #1 Result Team #2 Round Attendance
12 June 2016 18:00 C3 v C4 Group C
17 June 2016 21:00 D1 v D3 Group D
22 June 2016 21:00 E4 v E1 Group E
27 June 2016 21:00 Runner-up Group B v Runner-up Group F Round of 16


  1. ^ "Allianz Buys Stadium Naming Rights To Ligue 1 Club Nice's New Facility". Sports Business Daily. Retrieved July 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Stade de Nice". UEFA. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 

External links

  • Allianz Riviera website

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.