Kincho Stadium

KINCHO Stadium
Full name Nagai Ball Gall Field
Location Japan Higashisumiyoshi-ku Osaka, Japan
Coordinates 34°36′55″N 135°31′00″E / 34.615339°N 135.516572°E / 34.615339; 135.516572Coordinates: 34°36′55″N 135°31′00″E / 34.615339°N 135.516572°E / 34.615339; 135.516572
Owner Osaka City
Operator Osaka City Sports and Greenery Association
Capacity 19,904
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Yes
Opened April 1987
Renovated 2010
Cerezo Osaka (2010-present)[1]
Rugby Top League
X-League (Japan American Football League Xcellence)

Nagai Ball Gall Field (長居球技場), named KINCHO Stadium (キンチョウスタジアム) for J. League association football games, Top League rugby football games, and X-League American football games, is a football and rugby union stadium located in Nagai Park, Higashisumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, Japan. The 20,000 seat stadium is the third stadium in the Nagai Complex along with Nagai Stadium, and Nagai Aid Stadium.

With Cerezo Osaka's moving the home and the renovation of the stadium in 2010, the naming rights of the stadium were advertised. The rights were knocked down to Dainihon Jochugiku Company, Limited (大日本除虫菊株式会社, Kincho) for 36 million yen a year and stadium was named "Kincho Stadium (キンチョウスタジアム)". The name is used from August 1, 2010 until now. Kincho also became the uniform sponsor for Cerezo Osaka.

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