Skopje

Published: Thursday 1 April 2010, 17.13CET
Three of the four stadiums to be used during the tournament are in Skopje, the capital of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Skopje
The final will take place at the National Arena Filip II of Macedonia ©sportsfile
Published: Thursday 1 April 2010, 17.13CET

Skopje

Three of the four stadiums to be used during the tournament are in Skopje, the capital of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Skopje, with a population of around 500,000, lies on the Vardar river and is the capital of and largest city in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. A political, cultural, economic, and academic centre, the city is also the birthplace of former FK Crvena Zvezda favourite Darko Pančev and Mother Teresa.

National Arena Filip II of Macedonia
Capacity: 10,036 (all covered seating)

• Named after an ancient king, father of Alexander the Great, the venue is a redevelopment of the former national arena – the Gradski Stadion.

• Opened on 12 August 2009 when FYROM lost 3-2 to European champions Spain in a friendly.

• Aside from the national team, domestic clubs FK Vardar and FK Rabotnicki play their home games there.

• Will host three group matches, one semi-final and the final.

Železarnica Stadium
Capacity: 1,000 (all covered seats)

• Home to top-flight club FK Metalurg Skopje and second division FK Skopje.

• Will host three group matches.

Boris Trajkovski Stadium
Capacity: 1,800 (all covered seating)

• Named after the former president, who died in a 2004 plane crash.

• Home to third-tier side FK Madžari Solidarnost.

• Will host three group matches.

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Last updated: 22/05/10 16.38CET