Nagoya City Mizuho Athletic Stadium (名古屋市瑞穂公園陸上競技場, Nagoya-shi Mizuho Kōen Rikujō Kyōgijō?) is a multi-purpose stadium in Nagoya, Japan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the part-time home stadium of Nagoya Grampus along with Toyota Stadium. The stadium holds 27,000 people and was built in 1941.
It is distinct from Mizuho Rugby Stadium which has a capacity of 15,000 and is used mainly for rugby, including Top League games.
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