Salvador Will Be Host To 6 World Cup 2014 Games
The Arena Fonte Nova is one of the twelve host stadiums in the upcoming Brazil 2014 World Cup. Located in Salvador, the capital of the northeastern state of Bahia, the ‘new’ Fonte Nova will host six matches in what is expected to be one of the best World Cups in history.
The city of Salvador is ready to be part of the most prestigious sporting event on the planet. The historic city (founded in 1549 as Brazil’s first capital) known for its Afro-Brazilian culture, will provide fans with unique traditions, tropical beaches, unique food, and monumental colonial structures.
Salvador will host a number of great first round matches including Spain vs Netherlands, Germany vs Portugal and Switzerland vs France.
Salvador 2014 World Cup Schedule
4 First Round Group Match Games (June 13 - June 25, 2014)
June 13, 2014 - Spain vs Netherlands
June 16, 2014 - Germany vs Portugal
June 20, 2014 - Switzerland vs France
June 25, 2014 - Bosnia/Herzegovina vs Iran
2 Second Round Elimination Games (July 1 and July 5, 2014)
Round of 16
July 1, 2014 - 1H vs 2G (Game 56)
- Group H: Belgium, Algeria, Russia, Korea
- Group G: Germany, Portugal, Ghana, USA
Round of 8
July 5, 2014 - Winner 51 (1B vs 2A) vs Winner 52 (1D vs 2C)
- Group B: Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia
- Group A: Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon
- Group D: Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy
- Group C: Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast, Japan