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10MA TOPICS! [KOREA FA] GREAT GROUNDS OF ASIA: SEOUL WORLD CUP STADIUM

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May 16, 2017

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Kuala Lumpur: As the-AFC.com’s Great Grounds of Asia series reaches its landmark tenth edition, where better than to profile a venue that staged arguably the most significant match the continent has ever hosted?

Seoul World Cup Stadium, as its name suggests, was constructed for the 2002 global showpiece. Its legacy will now forever read that it hosted the first-ever FIFA World Cup game to be played on Asian soil.

Overview
One of the most recognisable football venues in East Asia, Seoul World Cup Stadium was built ahead of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea Republic and Japan. Located in the Seongsandong neighbourhood of the Mapo-gu district, the 66,704-capacity venue is the centerpiece of a park comprising a supplementary stadium and three futsal arenas.....

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