The HDI-Arena, is a football stadium in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany, and the home ground of the German Bundesliga football club Hannover 96.
The original 86.000
capacity stadium was completed in 1954 and has since been rebuilt several times
for various major football events. Today it has 49.000 covered seats. During
the World Cup 2006 the stadium was named FIFA World Cup Stadium, Hanover.
12 June 2006: Italy 2–0 Ghana
16 June 2006: Mexico 0–0 Angola
20 June 2006: Costa Rica 1–2 Poland
23 June 2006: Switzerland 2–0 South Korea
26 July 2006: Spain 1–3 France