Hungary: Billions for new stadiums in 2015

source: nepszava.hu

Hungary: Billions for new stadiums in 2015 They opened three new stadiums in 2014. This year works are to commence or progress at 22 (!) major projects. The government plans to spend 67.144 billion forints.

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The Hungarian government is keeping its promises from a couple years back and progresses with national program of sports infrastructure upgrade. The scheme aims at significantly improving or completely rebuilding all stadiums of top two leagues in the country.

2014 brought the first results of this project as three new stadiums were opened in Budapest, Debrecen and Felcsut. The first two were built with in nearly record time at a very efficient cost, while the third is Hungary’s new national stadium for youth teams. All are illustrated below.

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This year the governmental program will include 22 stadiums across the country. Annual budget for the projects is set at HUF 67.144 billion (€211m / $250m) for 2015. The below table shows how the money is to be distributed among participating cities of league one (NB I) and two (NB II).

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Stadium / city
leagueamount
Nemzeti Sportközpont / Budapest national 44.272 billion
Rohonci úti Stadion / Szombathely  NB I 4.974 billion
Sóstói Stadion / Székesfehérvár  NB I 4.5 billion
Diósgyóri Stadion / Miszkolc NB I 2.75 billion
Dunaferr Arena / Dunajvaros NB I 2.6 billion
Bozsik Stadion / Budapest  NB I 2.1 billion
Stadion Várkerti / Kisvarda  NB II 800 million
ZTE Arena / Zalaegerszeg NB II 750 million
Stadion Kórház utcai / Békéscsaba NB II 565 million
Rákóczi Stadion / Káposvar NB II 501 million
Városi Stadion / Nyíregyháza NB I 500 million
Illoszky József Stadion / Budapest NB II 500 million
PMFC Stadion / Pécs NB I 500 million
ETO Park / Gyór NB I 240 million
Szusza Ferenc Stadion / Budapest NB I 240 million
Széktói Stadion / Kecskemét NB I 240 million
Nándor Hidegkuti Stadion / Budapest NB I 240 million
Fehérvári úti stadion / Paks NB I 240 million
Perutz Stadion / Pápa  NB I  240 million
Városi stadion / Mezőkövesd  NB II  180 million
Káposztás utcai Stadion / Sopron NB II 150 million
Groupama Arena / Budapest  NB I  60 million

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