Stade Océane

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Stade Océane
Interieur stade Oceane.jpg
Location Le Havre, France
Coordinates 49°29′56″N00°10′11″E / 49.49889°N 0.16972°E / 49.49889; 0.16972 Coordinates: 49°29′56″N00°10′11″E / 49.49889°N 0.16972°E / 49.49889; 0.16972
Owner Agglomeration community of Le Havre
Capacity 25,181 [1]
Surface Desso GrassMaster
Broke groundJuly 12, 2010 (2010-07-12)
Opened12 July 2012
Construction cost 101 million
Architect SCAU and KSS Architects
Le Havre AC (2012–present)

The Stade Océane (or Grand Stade du Havre) is a football stadium in Le Havre, France. Its capacity is 25,181 all-seated and it is the home ground of Le Havre AC. It replaces the Stade Jules Deschaseaux as the club's home stadium. Its inauguration was 12 July 2012, with a friendly fixture between Le Havre AC and Lille.

Soccer-specific stadium Type of sports stadium

Soccer-specific stadium is a term used mainly in the United States and Canada to refer to a sports stadium either purpose-built or fundamentally redesigned for soccer and whose primary function is to host soccer matches, as opposed to a multipurpose stadium which is for a variety of sports. A soccer-specific stadium may host other sporting events and concerts, but the design and purpose of a soccer-specific stadium is primarily for soccer. Some facilities have a permanent stage at one end of the stadium used for staging concerts.

Le Havre Subprefecture and commune in Normandy, France

Le Havre, is an urban French commune and city in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northwestern France. It is situated on the right bank of the estuary of the river Seine on the Channel southwest of the Pays de Caux.

France Republic with mainland in Europe and numerous oversea territories

France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.0 million. France, a sovereign state, is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.

The stadium was chosen to host matches up to the quarter-finals of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. [2]

2019 FIFA Womens World Cup 2019 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship contested by 24 women's national teams representing member associations of FIFA. It is hosted by France between 7 June and 7 July 2019, with matches staged at nine cities.

DateTime (CEST)Team #1Res.Team #2RoundAttendance
8 June 201918:00Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 3–1Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Group B 12,044
11 June 201915:00Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 0–1Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Group E 10,654
14 June 201921:00Flag of England.svg  England 1–0Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Group D 20,294
17 June 201918:00Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 0–0Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Group B 11,814
20 June 201921:00Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0–2Flag of the United States.svg  United States Group F 22,418
23 June 201921:00Flag of France.svg  France 2–1 ( a.e.t. )Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Round of 16 23,965
27 June 201921:00Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0–3Flag of England.svg  England Quarter-finals 21,111

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  2. "The nine host cities confirmed". FIFA. 14 June 2017.