Den Bosuil
Full name Bosuilstadion
Location Oude Bosuilbaan 54A
2100 Deurne
Coordinates 51°13′56.66″N 4°28′19.51″E / 51.2324056°N 4.4720861°E / 51.2324056; 4.4720861Coordinates: 51°13′56.66″N 4°28′19.51″E / 51.2324056°N 4.4720861°E / 51.2324056; 4.4720861
Capacity 12,975
Surface Grass
Built 1921-1923
Opened 1 November 1923[1]
Antwerp FC (1923–present)

The Bosuilstadion is an association football stadium in the city of Antwerp, Belgium. The stadium was first opened in 1923 and is since then the home of Royal Antwerp FC. It has a capacity of 12,975, of which 800 indoor VIP seats.[2] It is located in the district of Deurne.

The Bosuilstadion hosted the 1964 European Cup Winners' Cup Final second leg, which sealed the victory of Sporting Clube de Portugal against MTK Budapest FC. It also hosted the UEFA Euro 1972 semifinal between Belgium and West Germany, won by West Germany. A large number of friendly international games of Belgium were played at the Bosuil, many of which against the Netherlands. However, the stadium has not hosted an international game since a friendly match Belgium against Brazil in 1988.


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