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Oita Stadium or Big Eye is a stadium in the city of Oita in Oita Prefecture on Kyushu Island in Japan. It is primarily used for football (soccer), and is the home field of Oita Trinita. It was built by KT Group, Takenaka Corporation. The Athens Olympic Stadium A modern stadium (plural stadiums, Latin plural stadia) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of a field or stage partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event. ... ŌOita (大分市; -shi) is the capital city of Oita Prefecture on the Kyushu island of Japan. ... ÅŒita Prefecture (大分県; ÅŒita-ken) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Kyushu region, Japan Kyushu (九州 kyÅ«shÅ«) is the third largest island of Japan and most southerly and westerly of the four main islands. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Oita Trinita (大分トリニータ) is a J. League team. ...



Oita Stadium opened in May 2001 and holds 43,000 people. This stadium hosted 3 games during the 2002 World Cup, include two qualifiers, Tunisia vs Belgium on June 10, Italy vs Mexico on June 13, and one Round-of-16 match, Sweden vs Senegal on June 16. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... (Redirected from 2002 FIFA World Cup) The 2002 Football World Cup was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ...


Oita Stadium has a retractable dome roof with roof system driven by a wire traction system, similar to Rogers Centre in Toronto. Rogers Centre, also known by its original name SkyDome,[1] is a multi-purpose stadium in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Established: March 6, 1834 Area: East to West: 43 km North to South: 21 km629. ...

Other Features of the stadium:

  • Building Area: 51,830 m²
  • Total Floor Area: 92,882 m²
  • Covered Area: 29,000 m²
  • Stand Inclination: Max. 33 degree angle


  • Name: Oita Stadium ("Big Eye")
  • Capacity: 43,000
  • Home Team: Oita Trinita
  • Completed: May 2001
  • Location: Oita City, Oita Pref., Japan
  • Building Area: 53,800 m² Total Floor Area: (Open Arena) 97,503 m²
  • Roof Diameter: 245 m Stand Inclination: Max. 30 degree angle

See also

Other domed stadiums in Japan:

It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Saitama Stadium 2002. ... Sapporo Dome is a stadium in Sapporo, Japan. ...

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Venues of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea
Kashima | Kobe | Miyagi | Niigata | Oita | Osaka | Saitama | Sapporo | Shizuoka | Yokohama
South Korea
Busan | Daegu | Daejeon | Gwangju | Incheon | Jeju | Jeonju | Seoul | Suwon | Ulsan

  Results from FactBites:
Football Stadiums in Japan: Oita "Big Eye" Stadium (440 words)
Oita is the home of a J.League club Oita Trinita which has been steadily climbing upward in the rankings since their promotion to the first division, in 2003.
Oita Prefectural Stadium -- originally known as "Big Eye", but latter dubbed with the excrable corporate nickname "Kyushu Oil Dome"-- was completed in late 2001, and became the home stadium of Oita Trinita in 2002, in addition to being a venue for the 2002 World Cup.
In fact, Oita Stadium may be less well known than some of the other venues among football fans, but in the architectural world, it is one of the highlights of the 2002 World Cup.
J.League Teams: Oita Trinita (715 words)
Oita made steady progress as a JFL club, advancing from 10th place in its first year of membership to 6th place in 1998.
Oita claimed its best finish yet, at 11th, and if coach Chamusca can keep the team playing with the same energy and self-control in 2006, they may manage to slip into the upper half of the table.
Oita Trinita was the pioneer in the area of visual restructuring.
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