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Estádio Serra Dourada

Estádio do Governo do Estado de Goiás
Serra Dourada
Location Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Owner Goiás State Government
Capacity 41,574
Construction
Opened 1975
Architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha
Tenants
Goiás
Vila Nova
Atlético Goianiense

The Estádio Serra Dourada is a football stadium inaugurated on March 9, 1975 in Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil. It was designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha. The stadium is owned by the Goiás state Government, and is the home ground of Goiás Esporte Clube. Vila Nova and Atlético Goianiense have their own stadiums which they use for most league games, but for derbies and other big games they move to the Serra Dourada.

History

Serra Dourada was completed in 1975 and was inaugurated on March 9 of that same year. It was one of the venues of the 1989 Copa América. The stadium was also the neutral ground used by CONMEBOL in the 1981 Copa Libertadores group stage replay match between Flamengo and Atlético Mineiro, in which Flamengo was declared the winner by CONMEBOL, after five Atlético Mineiro players were sent off by referee José Roberto Wright.

The inaugural match was played on March 9, 1975, when Goiás State All-Stars beat the Portugal national team 2-1. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Portugal's Octávio. The inauguration match also marked the stadium's attendance record, at 79,610.

The inauguration of Serra Dourada opened the way for Goiás Esporte Clube supremacy in the Goiás State Championship. From 1975 onwards (the so-called "Serra Dourada Era") the club won the State

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