Brazil 2014 World Cup: Group H factfile

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

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

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

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

    Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 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: Algeria, Belgium, South Korea, Russia

Stadia:

Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Capacity:
58,259
Games:
Belgium vs. Algeria (17 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:
Russia vs. Korea Republic (17 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.

Maracanã – Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro
Capacity:
74,689
Games:
Belgium vs. Russia (22 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.

Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre
Capacity:
42,991
Games:
Korea Republic vs. Algeria (22 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 de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Capacity:
61,606
Games:
Korea Republic vs. Belgium (26 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 da Baixada, Curitiba
Capacity:
38,533
Games:
Algeria vs. Russia (26 June)
Did you know?
Also known as Estadio Joaquim Americo, the home ground of Atletico Paranaense was built in 1914 and renovated in 1999.

Base camps:

Algeria
Hotel Fazenda Pitangueiras, Sorocaba

Distance from Sao Paulo: 100km
Rooms:
45
Meeting Spaces:

Acacia Hall-seats 100 people, additional room for 20 people in the Pink Room
Spring Hall-seats 140 people, additional rooms for 30 and 14 people

Belgium
Paradise Golf & Lake resort, Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo

Rooms:
418
Meetings Spaces:
30 different areas for events accommodating up to 2,000 people

South Korea
Bourbon Cataratas Convention & Spa Resort,

Distance from Sao Paulo:
1,043km
Rooms:
309 rooms
Meetings space:
14 meeting rooms including 5,100sqm of events space

Russia
San Raphael Hotel Country, Itu

Distance from Sao Paulo:
98km
Rooms:
84
Meetings space:
Six meeting rooms with a capacity for 300 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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