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Based on our best knowledge, we listed eligible candidates:
Allianz Riviera, Nice
Basrah International Stadium, Basra
Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza
Estádio Nacional, Brasilia
Estadio Regional de Chinquihue, Puerto Montt
Ghelamco Arena, Ghent
Husky Stadium, Seattle
Investors Group Field, Winnipeg
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador da Bahia
Itaipava Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Kazan Arena, Kazan
Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
Mersin Arena, Mersin, Mersin
Stade Jean Bouin, Paris
Stadion Essen, Essen
Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
If you’d like to add another nominee before the Stadium of the Year vote, please type the stadium’s name below.
You may suggest more than one. Nomination conditions: Only stadia of over 10,000 capacity may be nominated. Opening (or reopening, for redeveloped grounds) had to be within Jan 1 and Dec 31, 2013. This means that at least one event with all sections opened had to take place in 2013. Both newly-built stadiums and those completely redeveloped may be nominated. Stadium of the Year is dedicated to association football (soccer) stadiums, which means that any stadium able to hold a football game without structural changes can be nominated, even if this isn’t its primary use. Athletic, racing tracks and other football code fields are fine as long as a regular association football field may be fitted.
Nomination process begins on January 7 and ends on January 21. The following day open vote for Stadium of the Year begins, lasting one month, until February 22.