Stade de la Licorne

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The Stade de la Licorne ( in German: Unicorn Stadium ) is a stadium that is primarily used for football. It is located in Amiens, Somme in the Picardie region, France. The Unicorn in the name refers to the two unicorns in the large coat of arms of Amiens. These are also found in the coat of arms of the club again.

The SC Amiens bears in the venue of their home matches. Previously they played at the Stade Moulonguet; in which today plays the second team. The stadium stands out with its towering and slightly inwardly inclined glass roof construction. It offers 12,097 seats ( including 41 disabled spaces ). It was designed so that it could be extended in the event of a rise of the SC Amiens in Ligue 1 to 20,000 places. Around the stadium are 1662 parking spaces.

The arena was opened on 24 July 1999 with the final of the Trophée des Champions match between FC Nantes and Bordeaux (1:0). The record attendance was achieved in the French Cup semi-final in 2008. When encountering SC Amiens to Paris Saint -Germain 11,837 spectators in the stadium were present.