Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group C factfile

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

  • Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 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)

  • Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 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)

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Teams: Colombia, Greece, Cote D’Ivoire, Japan

Stadia:

Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Capacity:
58,259
Games
: Colombia vs. Greece (14 June)
Did you know?
Another sustainable venture, the remodelled ‘Mineirão’ – home to Atletico Mineiro and Cruzeiro – can capture, store and re-use up to 6,270,000 litres of rainwater.

Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Capacity:
42,583
Games
: Cote D’Ivoire vs. Japan (14 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.

Estadio Nacional, Brasilia
Capacity:
69,432
Games
: Colombia vs. Cote D’Ivoire (19 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.

Estadio das Dunas, Natal
Capacity:
38,958
Games
: Japan vs. Greece (19 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.

Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba
Capacity:
39,859
Games
: Japan vs. Colombia (24 June)
Did you know?
The stadium’s nickname is ‘O Verdão’ (The Big Green), due to its strong sustainable credentials and proximity to Brazil’s Pantanal tropical wetlands.

Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza
Capacity:
60,348
Games
: Greece vs. Cote D’Ivoire (24 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.

Base Camps:

Colombia
President Laudo Natel Athlete Formation Centre (CFA), Cotia

Distance from Sao Paulo
: 37km
Rooms
: 140
Meetings space
: N/A

Greece
Radisson Hotel Aracaju, Aracaju

Distance from Rio
: 1,829km
Rooms
: 148 rooms
Meetings space
: A conference centre for up to 800 people

Cote D’Ivoire
Oscar Inn Eco Resort, the Waters of Lindoia, Aguas de Lindoia
Distance from Sao Paulo
: 180km
Rooms
: 60
Meetings space
: 170sqm convention hall with a capacity for 140 people and an additional 900sqm auditorium

Japan
Sport Spa Resort, Itu

Distance from Sao Paulo
: 103km
Rooms
: 32 apartments
Meetings space
: N/A

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