Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium


Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium (神戸総合運動公園ユニバー記念競技場) is a multi-purpose stadium in Kobe Sports Park, located in Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan. It is currently used mostly for soccer matches. The stadium holds 36,000 people. It was built in 1985 for the 1985 Summer Universiade. It hosted the 2006 61st National Sports Festival of Japan main stadium. Local football club Vissel Kobe play some high attendance matches at the stadium.

Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium
LocationMidoridai, Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan
Coordinates34°40′55.7″N 135°4′48.98″E
Public transitKobe Municipal Subway:
Seishin-Yamate Line at Sōgō Undō Kōen
OwnerKobe City
Capacity60,000
Opened1978
1985

Japan national football team played some of their home matches here, including a 3-0 win over Hong Kong in a World Cup qualifier in August 1985.

On May 9, 2007 the Japan national rugby union team played the Classic All Blacks here. The result was a win for the latter, 36–25. Other rugby games, including Top League games are sometimes played at the stadium.