Estadio Metropolitano Joaquín de Caycedo y Cuero

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Metropolitan Stadium Joaquín de Caycedo y Cuero
The Bears Valley, The San Antonio Colossus
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Full name Estadio Metropolitano Joaquín de Caycedo y Cuero
Location Santiago de Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia 3°26′55.48″ N, 76°32′17.94″ W
Broke ground 11-01-2012
Built 02-02-2012 <-> 20-03-2012
Opened 05-04-2012
Owner Asociación de Socios de Farallones de Cali
Operator Valle de los Osos S.A.
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Giant Plasm TV
Terraces 8000
Basic 3000
Roof 1000
VIP 0
Record attendance 8476
Tenants
Ukumari


The Metropolitan Stadium Joaquín de Caycedo y Cuero (in Spanish and officially Estadio Metropolitano Joaquín de Caycedo y Cuero), also named as The San Antonio Colossus, being their most common name The Bears Valley, is the Stadium where plays their home games the team Asociación Farallones de Cali Fútbol Club. The Stadium's owners are the same as the team. The administrator is the company Valle de los Osos S.A., a company formed by a few directives and tenants of the team. The Stadium's name was given in memory of the calian forefather Joaquín de Caycedo y Cuero and is located in the San Antonio neighbourhood, where in the past was located the Santo Tomás de Aquino College.

History

Due to the need for a venue where the club played their home games, the team's owners bought the Santo Tomás de Aquino College to build the new stadium. On January 11, 2012 the building collapsed and began the adaptation of the field. On 2 February, the construction began, thanks to the Japanese team hired by the directives, the work was completed on 20 March.

Inauguration

The inauguration of the stadium and team debut was preceded by a mega-concert with the participation of the musical groups Avalanch, Angra, Dream Theater, Jose Andrea y Uroboros, Apocalyptica and Slayer with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Valle del Cauca and the Polyphonic Choir of Cali. Then met in a friendly match Farallones and Slagelse Boldklub, in a game to forget.

Modifications

Start End Reason Inauguration
02-02-2012 20-03-2012 Construction of the Stadium 05-04-2012 with Slagelse Boldklub

Historical Matches

Date Match Type Reason Result Assistance
05-04-2012 Ht star.png Farallones - Slagelse Icon friendly.gif Inauguration 0-6 466
09-04-2012 Ht star.png Farallones-Independiente Icon league.gif First league match 2-2 3067
23-04-2012 Ht star.png Farallones - Santiago Icon league.gif Firts lose on home 0-3 2595
07-05-2012 Ht star.png Farallones - Isotopos Icon league.gif First victory on home 6-0 8476
13/06/2012 Icon Farallones - Tyrant Icon cup.gif First cup match 1-2 6290