Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group F factfile

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

Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group F factfile
Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group F factfile
  • Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

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

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

  • Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

  • Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

    Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2014 (Fifa.com)

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

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

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Teams: Argentina, Iran, Nigeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Stadia:

Maracanã – Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro
Capacity:
74,689
Games:
Argentina vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina (15 June)
Did you know?
One of the world’s most famous arenas, The Maracana is the biggest in Brazil and once held 200,000 fans. Rio’s second most popular tourist attraction will host seven matches, including the World Cup Final on July 13.

Arena da Baixada, Curitiba
Capacity:
38,533
Games:
Iran vs. Nigeria (16 June)
Did you know?
Also known as Estadio Joaquim Americo, the home ground of Atletico Paranaense was built in 1914 and renovated in 1999.

Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Capacity:
58,259
Games:
Argentina vs. Iran (21 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 Pantanal, Cuiaba
Capacity:
39,859
Games:
Nigeria vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina (21 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 Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre
Capacity:
42,991
Games:
Nigeria vs. Argentina (25 June)
Did you know?
Nicknamed the ‘Gigante do Beira-Rio’ (The Giant of Beira-Rio), the largest ground in southern Brazil is home to the Internacional club and will be revamped for 2014.

Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Capacity:
51,708
Games:
Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Iran (25 June)
Did you know?
The stadium complex – in Brazil’s first capital city – will house a panoramic restaurant, museum of football, shops, hotels and a concert hall.

Base Camps:

Argentina
Cidade do Galo, Vespasiano, Belo Horizonte

Distance from Rio de Janeiro
: 473km
Rooms:
35
Meeting Spaces:
Auditorium with a capacity for 90 people

Iran
Caesar Sao Paulo International Airport by Pullman, Sao Paulo

Rooms:
377
Meetings space:
17 rooms including a convention centre for 650 people

Nigeria
Vitoria Hotel Concept, Campinas

Distance from Sao Paulo
: 101km
Rooms:
253
Meetings space:
12 meeting rooms with a capacity for 10-300 people

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hotel Casa Grande, Guaruja, Sao Paulo

Rooms:
268
Meetings Space:
Five halls within a convention centre accommodating 50-920 delegates

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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