Amiens MétropoleAmiens, Hauts-de-France Altitude : 33m
The Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium is located at 25 Rue du Chapitre, in Amiens (France). The stadium was inaugurated on July 24, 1999, and underwent major work in 2018, being completely renovated. This facility offers playing, training and public reception conditions to the standards of Ligue 1, the first division of French football. The stadium has witnessed the evolution of Amiens SC football team, playing gain from 2020, having been in league 2 for many years and then promoted to league 1 for the first time in 2017. With large crowd capacity, it is recognisable from its architecture. It has a dazzling luminosity, emphasised by the whiteness of its aerial structures. Benefiting from numerous ancillary facilities for athletes (sauna, swimming pool, weight training and fitness room) but also for staff (reception rooms), the Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium will enable foreign delegations to prepare themselves in conditions worthy of a high level. Everything has been thought of to allow optimal reception of participants and spectators. The playing and training conditions are of a high standard, with a heated hybrid pitch (Grassmaster type), 2 hybrid pitches (Mixto type) for training, as well as a playground and a synthetic football cage.
Close to the city centre and many other sports facilities, the Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium has many advantages. Attached to the resident club’s training centre, delegations can benefit from an additional range of sporting facilities, near the stadium. Close to the main roads, it will allow delegations to easily explore the Somme area, as well as get to Paris in an hour and a half.
For its inauguration, the Crédit Agricole la Licorne stadium hosted the 1999 Trophée des Champions final. Several international women’s football matches took place in Amiens. The la Licorne pitch hosted France playing Sweden and Mexico. International men’s football matches also took place in Amiens. French hopes were pitted against Albania, and Ivory Coast and Congo also played each other.
Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities International airport nearby Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Sauna Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service