Estadio Jose Amalfitani

Estadio Jose Amalfitani

Estadio Jose Amalfitani is the home stadium for Argentine Primera División club Velez Sarsfield. It is also sometimes known as El Fortín de Liniers or Velez Sarsfield.

The stadium was used by FIFA to host three group-stage matches in World Cup 1978.


Location: Buenos Aires

Capacity: 49,540

Construction: The stadium opened in 1951 and was expanded in 1978 ahead of the World Cup.

Matches: Austria 2 : 1 Spain (June 3), Austria 1 : 0 Sweden (June 7), Spain 1 : 0 Sweden (June 11)


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