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 Stadion Floriana Krygiera located in Szczecin, Poland. Take a look at this candidacy and decide whether you want to vote for it in the contest for Stadium of the Year 2022!
Stadion Floriana Krygiera nominated for Stadium of the Year 2022!
Residents of Szczecin and surrounding areas are not only proud of their team, Pogoń Szczecin, but also of their stadium Stadion Floriana Krygiera, 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 six 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 Stadion Floriana Krygiera
Last September, after three years of construction, in Szczecin, a stadium that serves the Ekstraklasa team, Pogoń Szczecin, was completed. The new home of Pogoń Szczecin is located in the Pogodno municipal neighbourhood, which is part of the west district. Here are some interesting facts about the stadium:
Demolition of the sectors of the old stadium, which had stood on the site of the current one since 1925, began in 2019.
To allow play during construction, it was divided into stages. The first involved the construction of two stands, both based on a soil bank.
Above part of the south stand, the sheathing is almost transparent. The stadium is known for the light show the venue's operator treats Pogoń fans to.
In 2013 there was talk of 48 million zlotys, and after increasing the extent of the work the most favorable offer was for more than 364 million zlotys.
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: