Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group A factfile

C&IT takes a look at where the games of Group A will be played and where the teams will be staying during the Fifa 2014 World Cup.

Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group A factfile
Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group A factfile
  • Arena Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Arena Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Arena Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Arena Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Estadio das Dunas, Natal, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Estadio das Dunas, Natal, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Maracanã – Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Maracanã – Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

of

Teams: Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon 

Stadia:

Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Capacity:
61,606
Games:
Brazil vs. Croatia (12 June)
Did you know?
It is hoped that construction of the brand-new home of world-famous club Corinthians will aid development of one of Sao Paulo’s most deprived areas.

Estadio das Dunas, Natal
Capacity:
38,958
Games:
Mexico vs. Cameroon (13 June)
Did you know?
The new stadium’s ‘daring undulating structure’ is designed to imitate the incredible sand dunes that the Natal area of Brazil is famous for.

Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza
Capacity:
60,348
Games: Brazil vs. Mexico (17 June)
Did you know?
The remodelled Castelao will form part of a complex with restaurants, cinemas, a hotel and an Olympic centre in preparation for Rio 2016.

Arena Amazonia, Manaus
Capacity:
39,118
Games:
Cameroon vs. Croatia (18 June)
Did you know?
In the heart of the Amazon, the sustainable, rainwater-collecting stadium is built to resemble a straw basket. Oh, and England play their opener here, in case you hadn't noticed.

Estadio Nacional, Brasilia
Capacity:
69,432
Games:
Cameroon vs. Brazil (23 June)
Did you know?
The second-largest World Cup stadium is another environmentally friendly project and will be used for concerts and major cultural events in the nation’s capital.

Arena Pernambuco, Recife 
Capacity:
42,583
Games:
Croatia vs. Mexico (23 June)
Did you know?
Recife is home to three famous clubs: Santa Cruz, Sport and Nautico, with the latter taking over the new stadium post-World Cup as its new home.


Base Camps:

Brazil
Camp Granja Comary, Teresopolis, Rio de Janeiro
Rooms:
36 rooms
Meetings Space:
N/A

Croatia
Tivoli Ecoresort, Praia do Forte

Distance from Rio:
1,661km
Rooms
: 287
Meetings Space:
Five rooms with a capacity of up to 375 people

Mexico
Parque Balneario Hotel, Santos

Distance from Sao Paulo:
74km
Rooms:
119
Meetings space:
Six meeting rooms with a capacity for 650 people

Cameroon
Sheraton Vitoria, Praia do Canto, Vitoria

Distance from Rio de Janeiro:
518k
Rooms:
231
Meetings space:
Seven rooms including a convention centre for 350 people


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
How to make more sustainable food choices for conferences

How to make more sustainable food choices for conferences

Knowing where the food has come from is the first step, says BCD M&E's John Kelly.

Historic Painted Hall re-opens in London

Historic Painted Hall re-opens in London

Restored venue opens at Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, following a two-year conservation project.

7 workplace wellbeing trends of 2019

7 workplace wellbeing trends of 2019

The first article in our wellness report presents ways of looking after the happiness and health of your employees.

You don't need tech to immerse people

You don't need tech to immerse people

You don't need expensive technology to engage audiences, says Karin Kadin of Brands at Work.

DRPG secures sweet deal with client win

DRPG secures sweet deal with client win

An internal awards ceremony for a confectionary brand saw 400 employees recognised for their achievements.

How the industry has changed for venues

How the industry has changed for venues

Director of Lane End Conference Centre reflects on changes to meetings and events since venue opened in 1969.

Audience UK appoints head of experiential

Audience UK appoints head of experiential

Full-service engagement agency appoints Stephen McIntosh as its head of experiential to oversee activations.

In pictures: SOTI Directors Dinner

In pictures: SOTI Directors Dinner

C&IT welcomed directors from the top 50 agencies at the Savoy, in partnership with Singapore Tourism Board.

Venues, hotels and activities in Latin America

Venues, hotels and activities in Latin America

From exploring the famous ancient ruins in Peru to five-star Art Deco luxury by the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro

Why organisations need a mental health champion

Why organisations need a mental health champion

Forward-thinking companies need to address mental health according to advice from Ashfield Meetings & Events and SPARK THINKING.

LATEST JOBS