Saracens - Allianz Riviera opens in Nice

Sep 26, 2013

Allianz Riviera opens in Nice

Allianz Park welcomed a new baby brother to the family this week with the official opening of the Allianz Riviera in Nice, France.

The 35,000 seater stadium played host to its first sporting fixture, when Nice football club defeat Valenciennes 4 - 0.

Similar to Allianz Park in Hendon, Allianz Riviera hopes to deliver an environmentally friendly and sustainable facility for the community and is described as the "first eco-friendly football stadium in France" by Nice Mayor Christian Etrosi.

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