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Japanese 5th division side planning new stadium

Japanese 5th division side planning new stadium

Tuesday 21st January 2020

Tochigi City FC are planning to build a new 5,000 capacity stadium. The club is based 60 miles north of Tokyo and currently plays in the Japanese 5th tier.

The new stadium will be built in the city's Iwafune Athletic Park and consist of one seated grandstand with grass banks and standing areas behind each goal.

The new stadium will be ready for the end of the 2020 season and will be built to comply with J3 League standards, should the club get promoted.

The new £7m facility will also be open to members of the public on non-match days.

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