105 × 68 metres
3000 Celje, Slovenia
+386 3 428 26 50
165 million EUR
9 September 2003
| Football Stadium Celje Arena Petrol|
NK Celje, NK Šampion, Slovenia women's national football team
Domžale Sports Park, Ob Jezeru City Stadium, Fazanerija City Stadium, Ljudski vrt, Skalna Klet
Main stand (3,600 seats)
West stand (4,850 seats)
North stand (3,000 seats)
South stand (1,500 seats)
Arena Petrol Wikipedia
Arena Petrol is a football stadium in Celje, Slovenia. It is the home ground of NK Celje since 2003.
At the time of its opening Arena Petrol was the most modern football stadium in the country. It takes its name from its principal sponsor, the Slovenian oil company Petrol. The stadium opened on 9 September 2003 with its single stand giving it a capacity of 3,600. During the next years three additional stands were built until the stadium was completed in 2008 with the capacity of 13,059 seats; 7,000 of which are covered. The pitch in the stadium is 105 metres long and 68 metres wide and covered with natural grass. The stadium also features a pitch heating system and floodlighting.
In 2004, the stadium replaced the Bežigrad Stadium as the venue for all competitive home matches of the Slovenian national football team. In 2003 it replaced the former stadium of Celje Football Club, the Skalna Klet, which now serves as training facility for members of the first team, and team sometimes plays friendly match.