A World Cup success? – Sportshour, BBC World Service

A World Cup success? – Sportshour, BBC World Service

In Salvador, Brazil, I looked at how the Arena Fonte Nova was being put to good use while many other stadia remained unused.

 

One year after the Netherlands’ 5-1 win over Spain in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Simon Parker revisits the Arena Fonte Nova to see what use the 52,000 capacity stadium has been put to since the tournament. The Brazilian government was criticised over the amount of money spent on stadiums built for the competition but this Arena in the heart of Salvador has left a more successful legacy.

 

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Date

June 13, 2015

Category

Radio