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#Brazinga2014: Brazil stadiums that will host the 2014 World Cup matches

Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 9:10pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: AFP

Here are the 12 stadiums that will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches:

Arena da Amazônia:

Located in the city of Manaus, Arena da Amazônia has a capacity of  42,374. The resident club of this stadium is Nacional FC. This stadium will play host to four group stages matches. The matches to be played here are:

June 14, 2014: England vs Italy - Group D    

June 18, 2014: Cameroon    vs Croatia - Group A    

June 22, 2014: United States vs Portugal - Group G    

June 25, 2014: Honduras vs Switzerland - Group E

Arena da Baixada:

This stadium is located is Curitiba and has a seating capacity of 41,456. The resident club of this stadium is Atletico Paranaense. The matches to be played here are:

June 16, 2014:  Iran vs Nigeria - Group F 

June 20, 2014: Honduras vs Ecuador - Group E

June 23, 2014: Australia vs Spain - Group B    

June 26, 2014: Algeria vs Russia - Group H

Estádio Beira-Rio:

Location beside the Guaíba River, it is a football stadium in Porto Alegre. Resident Club of this stadium is  Internacional Porto Alegre and the stadium has a capacity of 50,287. The matches to be played here are: 

June 15, 2014:  France vs Honduras - Group E

June 18, 2014: Honduras vs Ecuador - Group B

June 22, 2014: Algeria vs South Korea - Group H   

June 25, 2014: Nigeria vs Argentina - Group F

June 30, 2014: one last-16 game

Estádio Castelo:

It is situated at Fortaleza and has a capacity of 64,846. The resident clubs are Ceara and Fortaleza. The matches to be played here are: 

June 14, 2014:  Uruguay vs Costa Rica - Group D

June 17, 2014:  Brazil vs Mexico - Group A

June 21, 2014: Germany vs Ghana - Group G   

June 24, 2014: Greece vs Ivory Coast - Group C

June 29, 2014: one last-16 match - 

July 4, 2014: one quarter-final

Arena Corinthians

Located in the city of Sao Paulo, this stadium has a capacity of  65,807. The resident club is Corinthians. The matches to be played here are:

June 12, 2014:  Brazil vs Croatia - Group A

June 19, 2014: Uruguay vs England - Group D

June 23, 2014:  Netherlands vs Chile - Group B 

June 26, 2014: South Korea vs Belgium - Group H

July 1, 2014: one last-16 match

July 9, 2014: one semi-final

Arena das Dunas:

This stadium is built in the city of Natal. It has a seating capacity of 42,086. The resident club of this stadium is America FC. The matches to be played here are: 

June 13, 2014:  Mexico vs Cameroon - Group A

June 16, 2014: Ghana vs USA - Group G

June 19, 2014:  Japan vs Greece - Group C

June 24, 2014: Italy vs Uruguay - Group D

Fonte Nova Arena:

This stadium is located in Salvador de Bahia. It has a capacity of 48,747 and the resident club of this stadium is EC Bahia. This stadium was also used in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. The matches to be played here are :

June 13, 2014:  Spain vs Netherlands - Group B

June 16, 2014: Germany vs Portugal - Group G

June 20, 2014:  Switzerland vs France - Group E

June 25, 2014: Bosnia vs Iran - Group F

July 1, 2014: one last-16 game

July 5, 2014: one quarter-final

Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha:

Built in the city of Brasilia, it it named after Brazilian footballer Garrincha. It has a capacity of 68,009. Resident clubs of this stadium are Brasilia FC and Legiao. The World Cup matches to be played here are: 

June 15, 2014:  Spain vs Netherlands - Group E

June 19, 2014: Colombia vs Ivory Coast - Group C

June 23, 2014: Cameroon vs Brazil  - Group A

June 26, 2014: Portugal vs Ghana - Group G

June 30, 2014: one last-16 game

July 5, 2014: one quarter-final

July 12, 2014: match for third place

Estádio do Maracanã

Located in Rio de Janeiro, it is the largest stadium in Brazil with a capacity of Rio de Janeiro. It was also used in 1950 World Cup. The resident clubs of this stadium are Flamengo and Fluminense. Apart from the group stages, this stadium will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals. The matches to be played here are: 

June 15, 2014:  Argentina vs Bosnia - Group E

June 18, 2014: Spain vs Chile - Group C

June 22, 2014: Belgium vs Russia  - Group A

June 25, 2014: Ecuador vs France - Group G

June 28, 2014: one last-16 game

July 4, 2014: one quarter-final

July 13, 2014: the final

Mineirão Stadium

It is situated in the city of Belo Horizonte. It has a capacity of 57,483 and the resident clubs of this stadium are Atletico Mineiro and Cruzeiro. The matches to be played here are: 

June 14, 2014:  Colombia vs Greece - Group C

June 17, 2014: Belgium vs Algeria - Group H

June 21, 2014: Argentina vs Iran  - Group F

June 24, 2014: Costa Rica vs England - Group D

June 28, 2014: one last-16 game

July 8, 2014: one quarter-final

Arena Pantanal:

This stadium is in the city of Cuiaba and has a capacity of 42,968. Mixto and Cuiaba are the resident clubs of this stadium. The matches to be played here are: 

June 13, 2014:  Chile vs Australia - Group C

June 17, 2014: Russia vs South Korea - Group H

June 21, 2014: Nigeria vs Bosnia  - Group F

June 24, 2014: Japan vs Colombia - Group D

Arena Pernambuco:

This stadium is in the Western suburbs of the Recife metropolitan area. It has a capacity of 44,248. Nautico is the resident club of this stadium. The matches to be played here are: 

June 14, 2014:  Ivory Coast vs Japan - Group C

June 20, 2014: Italy vs Costa Rica - Group D

June 23, 2014: Croatia vs Mexico  - Group A

June 26, 2014: USA vs Germany - Group G

June 29, 2014: one quarter-final




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