| Stadionul Ilie Oană|
+40 723 727 877
17.5 million EUR
25 September 2011
FC Petrolul Ploiești
| 26 Stadionului Street, Ploiești, Romania|
Consiliul Local Ploiești
105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)
Strada Stadionului 26, Ploiești, Romania
Stadionul Ceahlăul, Stadionul Marin Anastasovici, Stadionul Dr Constanti, National Arena, Stadionul Emil Alexandrescu
Stadionul Ilie Oană is an all-seater football stadium in Ploiești, Romania. It is the current home ground of Petrolul Ploiești. It was inaugurated in September 2011 and has a current capacity of 15,500 spectators.
The construction is built on the site of the former Ilie Oană Stadium, which was completed in 1937, and demolished in 2009-2010.
The stadium can host UEFA Europa League semifinals and UEFA Champions League group matches. It is ranked as a UEFA Category 4 stadium.
The stadium is named after Ilie Oană, legendary player and coach of Petrolul Ploiești. The arena's nickname is OZN Arena (English: UFO Arena), due to its shape.
The first match to be played at the stadium was an exhibition game between a team of former Petrolul Ploiești players, the generation which won the Romanian Cup in 1995, and a selection of former Romanian internationals, amongst which Gheorghe Hagi, Gheorghe Popescu, Viorel Moldovan, Ovidiu Stângă and Daniel Prodan. The former internationals won the match 4–3. The first goal scored on this stadium belonged to Cristian Zmoleanu.
Petrolul's first competitive match at the stadium was a Liga I game against Dinamo București on 25 September 2011, which ended 5–1 for the Bucharest team. Dinamo player Cosmin Moți scored the first goal of the game and thus the first official goal at new Ilie Oană Stadium.
The Romania national football team played its first official match at the Ilie Oană on March 29, 2015, against Faroe Islands.
Ilie Oană Stadium Wikipedia
800 metres from Ilie Oana there is a Ploiesti Tramway Station named "Muzeul de Istorie"(line 101). It links the stadium with the north of the city and Ploiesti-South Railstation.
The bus lines with a stop close to Ilie Oana are:5 - Vlahuta
5 - Tabacarie
28,104,106,302,305 - Maternitate
The stadium is 45.6 kilometres (28.3 mi) away from the Henri Coanda Bucharest Airport.
These are the matches played at Ilie Oana by Petrolul Ploiesti in Europa League: