LIPO Park Schaffhausen

LIPO Park Schaffhausen is a combined multi-purpose stadium and shopping complex in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. It is the home ground of the football team FC Schaffhausen.

LIPO Park Schaffhausen
LocationHerblingertal, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Coordinates47°43′1.9″N 8°39′59″E / 47.717194°N 8.66639°ECoordinates: 47°43′1.9″N 8°39′59″E / 47.717194°N 8.66639°E
OwnerFontana Invest
Capacity8,200[1]
SurfaceHeatable artificial turf
Construction
Broke ground28 August 2015
Built2015–2017
Opened28 February 2017
Construction costCHF 60 Million[2]
ArchitectMETHABAU Plan AG
General contractorMETHABAU Bau AG
Tenants
FC Schaffhausen (2017–present)

Overview

LIPO Park replaces FC Schaffhausen's previous home ground Stadion Breite. The Park has a seated capacity of 8,200 spectators for football matches capable of accommodating 20,000 people for large events like concerts.[2][1] Anchor tenant of the complex and name sponsor of the stadium is the Swiss furniture retailer LIPO. Main stand of the stadium is a three-storey building of which two lower storeys consist of sales, office and catering areas. The top floor houses lounges and VIP boxes.[2]

FC Schaffhausen played their first Challenge League match at the new stadium on 25 February 2017 against FC Winterthur.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Information". Stadion Schaffhausen (in German). Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "LIPO Park Schaffhausen - Daten und Fakten". lipopark.ch. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Match preview". sfl.ch. Swiss Football League. Retrieved 13 February 2017.

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