Kashima StadiumEdit profile
Kashima Soccer Stadium (カシマサッカー スタジアム, Kashima Sakkā Sutajiamu) is a football stadium in the city of Kashima, in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is the home stadium of the Kashima Antlers, a traditionally strong team in Japan's top football division. The stadium's capacity is 40,728.
Before the advent of the J. League, Sumitomo Steel S.C., Kashima's forerunner, played at the nearby Sumitomo Steel plant's athletic grounds.
2002 FIFA World Cup
Kashima Soccer Stadium hosted the following three matches in the 2002 FIFA World Cup: