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Pankritio Stadium

Pankritio Stadium
Location Heraklion, Greece
Owner Hellenic Olympic Committee
Operator City of Heraklion
Capacity 26,240[1]
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Yes LED monochrome with clock
Construction
Broke ground 1990
Opened August 11, 2004
Construction cost 50,000,000
Architect Vassilis Floudas and associates
Tenants
Ergotelis F.C.

Pankritio Stadium (Greek: Παγκρήτιο Στάδιο, Pagkritio Stadio literally:Pancretan Stadium) is a sports stadium located in Heraklion on the island of Crete. It was completed on December 31, 2003, and officially opened on August 11, 2004, just before the beginning of the 2004 Summer Olympics to host the football match Greece vs. Switzerland.[2] It has a capacity of 27,000 seats. It will be host the 1st league of European Team Championships 2015.

Tenants

The stadium is currently the home ground of Superleague football team Ergotelis.

References

  1. ^ http://www.olympicproperties.gr/contents_en.asp?id=98
  2. ^ 2004 Summer Olympic venues. Volume 2. p. 324.
  • Olympicproperties.gr profile

External links

  • Information and photos of Pankritio Stadium

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