Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto

LD Alajuelense

  • Games for LD Alajuelense
  • Concerts

The Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto is a stadium in the Costa Rican city of Alajuela. It can accommodate 20,895 spectators and serves the club LD Alajuelense as homestead.

The Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto in the Costa Rican city of Alajuela, with nearly 50,000 inhabitants, is one of the largest cities in the country, was built in 1938-1942 and opened on 18 January 1942. Since that day, it is used by the local club LD Alajuelense as the venue for home games. The club is considered together with Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica as the most important club and won in its history until today 24 national championships. In addition, the club was a founding member of the Primera División in Costa Rica in 1921. In addition to the numerous successes at national level LD Alajuelense won in 1986 and 2004, twice the CONCACAF Champions ' Cup, the highest cup competition for club teams in North and Central America.

The Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto today can accommodate 20,895 spectators. Since 1966, it bears the name of Alejandro Morera Soto, probably the best football players, the Costa Rica has ever had. Alejandro Morera Soto (1909-1995) played in Europe, among other things for FC Barcelona and Hercules Alicante, his home club but LD Alajuelense was. The stadium is on often the venue for home games of the national team of Costa Rica. Since the actual home stadium, the Estadio Nacional in San José is just located in the new building, may be played either at the stadium or in the stadium of the biggest rivals of LD Alajuelense Deportivo Saprissa, the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma so that internationals. In addition to football games and concerts are held here. So here already played Elton John or Iron Maiden.