Sporthal Arena

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Sporthal Arena
Sporthal Arena.jpg
LocationAntwerp, Belgium
Capacity2,100
Construction
Opened1966
Renovated2008–2009

Sporthal Arena is an indoor arena in Deurne, Antwerp, Belgium. Built it 1966, it has a capacity for 2,100 people, 1,196 of which are seating capacity.[1] An 800,000 Euro renovation works took place between April 2008-February 2009. The basketball club Antwerp Diamond Giants used the arena before moving to Lotto Arena, and the club junior squad as well as practice sessions of the senior squad still take place at the arena.

The arena hosted the 1971 FIBA European Champions cup final in which CSKA Moscow defeated Ignis Varese 67-53[2] and the 1975 final of the same competition in which Ignis Varese defeated Real Madrid 79-66.[3]

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Preceded by
Dvorana Skenderija
Sarajevo
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1971
Succeeded by
The Sport Palace at Yad Eliyahu
Tel Aviv
Preceded by
Palais des Sports de Beaulieu
Nantes
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1975
Succeeded by
Patinoire des Vernets
Geneva

Coordinates: 51°12′23.83″N 4°27′34.05″E / 51.2066194°N 4.4594583°E / 51.2066194; 4.4594583