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Nagai Stadium
Nagai stadium in Osaka.jpg
Location Japan Osaka, Japan
Coordinates 34°36′50″N 135°31′06″E / 34.61389°N 135.51833°E / 34.61389; 135.51833
Opened 1964
Renovated 2007
Expanded 1996
Owner Osaka City
Surface Grass
Capacity 50,000
Field dimensions 107 x 71 m
Tenants
Cerezo Osaka (1996-present)
2007 World Championships in Athletics

Nagai Stadium (大阪市 長居陸上競技場 Ōsaka-shi Nagai Rikujō Kyōgijō ?) is an athletic stadium in Osaka, Japan. It is the home ground of J. League club Cerezo Osaka. The stadium's capacity is 50,000.

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History

When Nagai Stadium initially opened in 1964, its capacity was 23,000, and its opening event was a football match during the 1964 Summer Olympics. The stadium's seating capacity was expanded to 50,000 in 1996 for the 52nd National Sports Festival of Japan in 1997.

The stadium hosted three matches in the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

First Round

Quarter-final


Nagai stadium also played host to the 2007 World Championships in Athletics.

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Preceded by
Busan Gudeok Stadium
Busan
East Asian Games Football tournament
Final Venue

2001
Succeeded by
Estádio Campo Desportivo
Macau
Preceded by
Busan Gudeok Stadium
Busan
East Asian Games Athletics competitions
Main Venue

2001
Succeeded by
Estádio Campo Desportivo
Macau
Preceded by
Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Helsinki
IAAF World Championships in Athletics
Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Olympiastadion
Berlin
Preceded by
Koshien Stadium
Site of the
Koshien Bowl

2007, 2008
Succeeded by
Koshien Stadium
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