Facts and figures AFAS Stadium

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The AFAS Stadium was built in 2006 to provide AZ with a modern replacement for their old Alkmaarderhout stadium.


Opened: 4th August 2006
Capacity: 17.000
First match: AZ - Arsenal (0-3, 4th August 2006)
First goal: Gilberto Silva (AZ - Arsenal, 4th August 2006)
First AZ goal: Danny Koevermans (AZ - NAC Breda, 18th August 2006)
Biggest win: AZ - SV Meerssen 10-1 (8th November 2006)
First European match: AZ - Kayserispor (3-2, 14th September 2006)
First international match: Holland u-23s - England u-23s (0-1, 14th November 2006)


AFAS Stadium in figures:
- 17.023 seats
- Total of 3.000m3 concrete
- Total of 2.300,000 kg steel
- Total of 20.000m2 floorspace
- Total of 120 km electric cable
- Total of 3.100 m2 under floor heating
- Total of 1.000 sprinklers