This 30,132 seat venue hosted three matches of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, including the round of 16 match between Brazil and Belgium. The stadium has a retractable rood and is home to the J. League Vissel Kobe soccer team and rugby union Top League’s Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers. The stadium can be accessed from Wadamisaki Station (K07) on the Kobe Municipal Subway Kaigan Line.
|MATCH NO.||DATE||POOL||MATCH||KICKOFF TIME|
|12||Thu 26 Sep||C||England vs.
|18||Mon 30 Sep||A||Scotland vs.
|22||Thu 3 Oct||A||Ireland vs.
|29||Tue 8 Oct||B||South Africa vs.