After the UEFA Executive Board meeting in Lyon of Switzerland it has been announced by the UEFA President that the 2019 UEFA Super Cup final would be played at the BESIKTAS Vodafone Park Stadium in Istanbul on Wednesday, 14 August 2019.
BESIKTAS, play their matches at the Vodafone Park Istanbul Stadium which was opened on 11 April 2016. The stadium was among 7 candidates in the mix for this important game.
Following in the footsteps, of Cardiff, Skopje, and, others since its move from its permanent home of Monaco in 2012.
The match will be the first in this competition played in Turkey, although the country has hosted 2 international events in football earlier, the UEFA Champions League final at Ataturk Olympic Stadium in 2005, where Liverpool won in such a fantastic style most will remember, and the UEFA Cup Final at ULKER (?ükrü Saraço?lu) Stadium in 2009.
Super news for such a footballing nation.
Will there be an english club or two in this final I wonder???