Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group D factfile

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

Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group D factfile
Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group D factfile
  • Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

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

  • 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)

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

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

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Teams: England, Italy, Uruguay, Costa Rica

Stadia:

Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza
Capacity:
60,348
Games
: Uruguay vs. Costa Rica (14 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
: England vs. Italy (14 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 played their opener here, in case you hadn't noticed.

Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Capacity:
61,606
Games: Uruguary vs. England (19 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.

Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Capacity:
42,583
Games: Italy vs. Costa Rica (20 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 das Dunas, Natal
Capacity:
38,958
Games: Italy vs. Uruguay (24 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 Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Capacity:
58,259
Games: Costa Rica vs. England (24 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.

Base Camps:

England
Royal Tulip Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
Rooms: 418 rooms
Meeting space: A range of facilities with a capacity for up to 3,000 people

Italy
Portobello Resort & Safari, Mangaratiba
Distance from Rio de Janeiro: 107km
Rooms: 152
Meetings space: Four conference rooms and eight meeting rooms with a total capacity of 770 people

Uruguay
JN Resort, Sete Lagoas, Belo Horizonte
Distance from Rio de Janeiro: 505km
Rooms: 65
Meetings space: One hall seating 290 people and one auditorium seating 30 people

Costa Rica
Mendes Plaza Hotel, Santos
Distance from Sao Paulo: 73km
Rooms: 240
Meetings Space: 41 meeting rooms with a capacity of 10-800 people

Click here to see C&IT's full round up of Brazil 2014 World Cup stadia and Brazil 2014 World Cup base camps.

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