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Estadio Nacional
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Location San José
Coordinates 9°56′11″N 84°6′28″W / 9.93639°N 84.10778°W / 9.93639; -84.10778Coordinates: 9°56′11″N 84°6′28″W / 9.93639°N 84.10778°W / 9.93639; -84.10778
Capacity 35,000
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Yes
Construction
Built 2009 - 2011
Opened March 26, 2011
Construction cost 110 million US Dollars
General contractor Anhui Foreign Economic Construction
Tenants
Costa Rica national football team

The National Stadium of Costa Rica (Spanish: Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) is a multi-purpose stadium. It is mostly used for football matches. The stadium is in San José, Costa Rica. It is the largest stadium in Costa Rica and one of the largest in Central America. It holds about 35,000 people. It is the home ground of the Costa Rica national football team. The stadium was opened in 2011. It was built in the same place where the old national stadium (built in 1924) was located.

The stadium is the only venue of the 2013 Copa Centroamericana.

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