International Stadium Yokohama

The International Stadium Yokohama (横浜国際総合競技場, Yokohama Kokusai Sōgō Kyōgi-jō?), a.k.a Nissan Stadium (日産スタジアム, Nissan Sutajiamu?) is a sports venue in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

The Yokohama City Office planned multi purpose about the rest place for flood by the Tsurumi River, which included the construction of the main stadium of major sport events – the 53rd National Sports Festival of Japan (Kokutai) in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1998, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Yokohama.

The Stadium inaugurated in March 1998. It is the home stadium of Yokohama F. Marinos of the J. League and it hosted the National Sports Festival as its main stadium, under its first planning in the opening year.

Yokohama International Stadium has the highest seating capacity of any stadium in Japan, with a total of 72,327 seats.

It hosted three first-round games during the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and the final game between Germany and Brazil was played there on 30 June 2002 (the game was won by Brazil, 2–0).

On 28 August 2009, Nissan Motors announced that they would not renew the contract for the naming rights of the stadium, which expired on 28 February 2010. But the negotiation was continued with the city office, and they made new construction for more three years on the expired day, 1 March 2010.

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