Friends Arena (Nya Nationalarena)
|Capacity before works||54 329|
|Construction||07.12.2009 - 2012|
|Cost||SEK 1.9 bln|
|Design||Berg Arkitektkontor AB, Arkitekterna Krook & Tjäder, Arkitektfirmaet C. F. Møller, Populous|
Stockholm: Friends Arena below expectations, huge loss in first year
It’s not even in operation for a full year yet, but already now the deficit for 2013 is expected to be at over $30 million. Almost all shareholders announce or consider selling their shares, some already doing it. What’s the future for Sweden’s new national stadium?
Interview: A next generation stadium
It is to combine the traditional expectations of football supporters with modern commercial events. It’s a breakthrough and Zlatan’s opening game isn’t the reason. What is? Find out as we interview Adam Wycichowski, one of the creators of Friends Arena.
New stadium: Friends Arena
The Swedes just opened their new national stadium with a smashing 4:2 against England. But this venue has so many impressive features, it didn’t really need the win to be unique.
Sweden: Euro 2024 for Scandinavia?
So far only an early idea by the Swedish football association, but they are to examine chances to host the tournament with one or two of their neighbors. According to Karl-Erik Nilsson, Poland and Ukraine are a great example that not only major countries can cope with the challenge.