Bonifika Stadium

Bonifika Stadium (Slovene: Stadion Bonifika) is a multi-purpose stadium in Koper, Slovenia. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of FC Koper. The stadium is part of Bonifika sports complex, together with a smaller athletics stadium, indoor hall and an indoor swimming pool. The stadium was built in 1948[3] and got its name from the city area where it is situated. In 2010 the stadium underwent a major reconstruction[4] and its current capacity is 4,047 seats.[3]

Bonifika in 2019
Full nameNogometni stadion Bonifika
LocationKoper, Slovenia
Coordinates45°32′32″N 13°43′49″E
OwnerMunicipality of Koper
OperatorZavod za šport Mestne občine Koper
Record attendance10,500 (KoperOlimpija, 22 March 1987)[1]
Field size105 × 68 metres
Renovated1962, 1996, 2010
Expanded1985, 1986
Construction cost9 million[2]
(2010 reconstruction)
Koper (1948–present)
Ankaran (2017, 2019)

National team matches

Date Competition Slovenia vs. Result Attendance[5]
28 February 2001 Friendly  Uruguay 0–2 4,000
17 November 2010 Friendly  Georgia 1–2 4,100
29 February 2012 Friendly  Scotland 1–1 3,983
23 March 2016 Friendly  Macedonia 1–0 3,000
4 June 2021 Friendly  Gibraltar 6–0 1,035

Other events

See also


  1. Brdnik, Žiga (10 March 2015). "Nogometni stadioni: Milijoni za prazne tribune" [Football stadiums: Millions for empty stands]. Dnevnik (in Slovenian). Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. To. G. (29 October 2010). "Z novo Bonifiko do oživitve nogometnega Kopra" (in Slovenian). Koper: RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  3. "Stadion" [Stadium] (in Slovenian). FC Koper. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. Maver, Rok (28 July 2010). "Prenovljeni stadion bo v obliki črke L" [The renovated stadium will be in the shape of letter L]. Primorske novice (in Slovenian). Retrieved 20 May 2014.
  5. "Bonifika Stadium, Koper". Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  6. "Deep Purple in Bryan Adams v Ljubljani" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. 20 August 2006. Retrieved 9 March 2020.