Estadio Cordoba

Estadio Cordoba

Now known as the Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, and commonly referred to as the Estadio Olimpico Chateau Carreras, the Estadio Cordoba was built to help Argentina host the 1978 World Cup.

The stadium's main use is as home venue for local team, Talleres de Cordoba. It was used to help host 2011 Copa America and has acted as a concerts venue for artists including Bon Jovi and Shakira. During World Cup 1978 the Estadio Cordoba was used by FIFA to host eight matches.


Location: Cordoba

Capacity: 46,083

Construction: Building started in 1976. Construction was finished in 1978 ahead of the World Cup.

Matches: Peru 3 : 1 Scotland (June 3), West Germany 6 : 0 Mexico (June 6), Scotland 1 : 1 Iran (June 7), West Germany 0 : 0 Tunisia (June 10), Peru 4 : 1 Iran (June 11), Netherlands 5 : 1 Austria (June 14), West Germany 2 : 2 Netherlands (June 18), Austria 3 : 2 West Germany (June 21)


World Cup 1978 Venues : Estadio Monumental, Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Estadio Cordoba, Estadio Jose Maria Minella, Estadio Gigante de Arroyito and Estadio Ciudad de Mendoza.