Our Stadium of the Year competition has officially begun and will run until 15 March. As many as 36 venues are on the list of nominated arenas this year. One of them is Arena Romeirão located in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil. Take a look at this candidacy and decide whether you want to vote for it in the contest for Stadium of the Year 2022!
Arena Romeirão nominated for Stadium of the Year 2022!
Residents of Juazeiro do Norte and surrounding areas are not only proud of their new venue, Arena Romeirão, which made it to the list of 36 football arenas nominated for the prestigious Stadium of the Year 2022 award. The competition is the largest public vote of its kind in the world. Since the first edition began, a total of more than 400,000 valid votes have been counted.
This year’s contest is highly varied, with stadiums from as many as five different continents taking part: 18 venues are from Asia, eight from Europe, four from Africa, three from North America, two from South America and one from Australia and Oceania. The competition is fierce, so don't hesitate to cast a vote for the stadium you appreciate the most! If you’re still unsure, you can watch a video covering all 36 nominated stadiums:
Get to know Arena Romeirão
Last year a stadium in Juazeiro do Norte was completed. Here are some interesting facts about the venue:
Since the old stadium was associated with the name Romeirão, this was reflected in the name of the new venue, to which was added a term honoring Mauro Sampaio, the former mayor of Juazeiro do Norte, on whose initiative the previous facility was built.
The stadium was inaugurated in March, when an unusual match was held at the facility.
A friendly match was played on the opening day, in which under-20 soccer players representing their region faced the U-23 team of Fortaleza, the state capital.
How to vote for the Stadium of the Year 2022?
In order to take part, everyone has to select five stadiums by giving 5 stars to the best one, 4 stars to the second best, 3 stars to the third, 2 stars for the fourth and finally 1 star for the fifth most interesting. It means that you cannot cast your vote for only one stadium - all 5 venues must be included in your form. To vote visit Stadium of the Year 2022, the voting platform which will be open until March 15. To learn more about the nominated stadiums and the voting rules themselves, it is recommended to watch the video: