Estadio Cementos Progreso

The Estadio Cementos Progreso is a multi-use stadium in Guatemala City. It is also known popularly as Estadio La Pedrera in reference to its location in the neighborhood of the same name in the Zone 6 of the Guatemalan capital. It was built in 1991 and is named after Cementos Progreso, a local cement manufacturer.

Estadio Cementos Progreso
Location Guatemala City, Guatemala
Coordinates14°40′33.88″N 90°29′18.77″W
OwnerCementos Progreso
Capacity14,022
SurfaceArtificial grass
Opened1991
Tenants
CSD Comunicaciones (Liga Nacional)

Inaugurated on 10 November 1991,[1] the stadium is used mostly for football (soccer) matches, it has hosted international home matches of the Guatemala national football team, and it is the home venue of one of the country's most traditional clubs, Comunicaciones. It has a capacity of 14,022 seats, being the second largest stadium in Guatemala after Estadio Mateo Flores.

Originally of natural grass, its field was changed to artificial turf in 2010.[2] It is surrounded by a tartan athletic track, the first ever installed in the country, which complies with IAAF regulations.[3]

References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2011-12-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2011-08-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)


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