National Stadium - Warsaw
The Poland National Stadium is located in Warsaw, the capital and largest city in Poland, with a population of 1.7 million. The venue is the home for the Polish national football team and is the countries largest venue for the European Championships, with a capacity of just over 58,000. Poland will play their first ever match at the National Stadium when they host Portugal in an international friendly in February.
The new stadium has been built on the grounds of the former 10th Anniversary Stadium (Stadion Dziesieciolecia) was financed by the Polish government at a cost of £255 million (€300 million).
Euro 2012 Matches
The stadium will host the opening match of the tournament between Poland and Greece on Friday 8th June, followed by a further two Group A matches, a quarter-final and a semi-final.
- Poland v Greece - Friday, 8th June (BBC 1, 17:00)
- Poland v Russia - Tuesday, 12th June (ITV 1, 19:45)
- Greece v Russia - Saturday, 16th June 2012 (BBC 1, 19:45)
- Czech Republic v Portugal - Thursday, 21st June
- SF2: Winner QF2 v Winner QF4 - Thursday, June 28 (19:45)
Distances to other Euro 2012 venues:
Stadion Mejski, Poznan – 198 miles (320km)
Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw – 217 miles (350km)
PGE Arena, Gdansk – 217 miles (350km)
Ukraina Stadium, Lviv – 236 miles (380km)
Olympic Stadium, Kyiv – 470 miles (765km)
Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv – 783 miles (1,260km )
Donbass Arena, Donetsk – 1000 miles (1,610km)
- Field Dimensions: 105m x 68m
- Capacity: 58, 000
- Parking; 1765 spaces
- 965 toilets
- Roof weieghs 1200 tonnes
- 17300 tonnes of steel were used for construction (approx)