Level5 Stadium

Level5 Stadium
Full name Level5 Stadium
Former names Hakatanomori Football Stadium
Location 1-1 Higashihirao Koen, Hakata-ku Fukuoka, 816-0052 Japan
Coordinates 33°35′09″N 130°27′39″E / 33.585889°N 130.46079°E / 33.585889; 130.46079Coordinates: 33°35′09″N 130°27′39″E / 33.585889°N 130.46079°E / 33.585889; 130.46079
Owner Fukuoka city
Capacity 22,563
Field size 144 x 80 m
Built 1995
Opened July 13, 1995[1]
Construction cost 10 billion JPY
Avispa Fukuoka

The Level5 Stadium (formerly Hakatanomori Football Stadium, renamed on March 1, 2008 for naming rights), located in the Hakata ward of Fukuoka city is the home ground of Avispa Fukuoka association football club.

The stadium also hosts rugby union matches, including a few international matches, Top League games, Top League Challenge series and Top Kyushu league games. It was also host to four games (two match days) in the IRB Junior World Championship 2009, including the 7th place play-off and 5th place play-off on July 21, 2009.

The stadium has been announced as one of the venues for 2019 Rugby World Cup which will be the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia.[2]

The stadium's seating capacity is 22,563. It is located in Higashi Hirao Koen (park), 15–20 minutes walk or a short bus ride from Fukuoka Airport, and is named after the game software company.

International Matches

Association football


See also


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