Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Quito

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Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa is a multi-purpose stadium in Quito, Ecuador. It is currently used mostly for football matches and has a capacity of 35,724.OverviewBuilt in 1951, it sits at the intersection of the Avenida 6 de Diciembre and Avenida Naciones Unidas, two major streets in Ecuador's capital city. Football clubs Deportivo Quito, El Nacional and Universidad Católica use the facility for their home games, although other prominent teams in the city have used the stadium for home games in the past. The stadium is named after Inca prince Atahualpa. The stadium is located at an elevation of 2782m.At this venue, the Ecuadorian national football team has beaten Brazil twice, Paraguay three times, and Argentina twice, amongst others, securing their positions in Korea/Japan 2002, Germany 2006, and Brazil 2014. During the qualifying for Germany 2006 and Brazil 2014, Ecuador qualified and remained undefeated in this stadium.
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  • The home stadium of Ecuador is very simple but functional, the harder it is to support the quality of the National Football League.
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  • The atahualpa in Quito is an old, outdated Stadium, stayed at the time, should the responsible institutions to ensure the modernization of the same... The people friendly and educated abroad.
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  • Almost all my life I've gone to see him play at Deportivo Quito the AKD, the selection of my Ecuador and many concerts, I have the best memories of this place, here I have seen incredible feats and I have the best memories of this place, is a place to go with friends, family and have the best memories of moments lived in this Palace of sport for my. It needs to improve in certain aspects of infrastructure but still it's a place that will leave you with fond memories to see a game or concert at the same.
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