The 2023–24 Ekstraklasa will be the 90th season of the highest tier division in the Polish football league system.
In this article, we will have a look at the stadiums that will host the tournament.
Polish 2023-24 Ekstraklasa Stadiums
The Józef Piłsudski’s Cracovia Stadium is a football stadium located in Kraków. It opened in 1912 and was rebuilt in 2010. It has a capacity of 15,000 and is the home of Cracovia. The club is the first-ever Polish champions in 1921. They have won another 4 titles with the last being in 1948. This year the stadium will also be used as the home to the newly promoted Puszcza Niepołomice for their first year in the Polish first division.
The Arena Zabrze was originally constructed in 1934 and it is currently in the process of complete rebuilding. It is the home ground of Górnik Zabrze. The club has won the title 14 times which makes them the second most successful Polish team along with Ruch Chorzow. With 5 titles, Górnik holds the record for winning the most consecutive Polish Championship titles and is also the only Polish team to have reached a European Cup final.
The Jagiellonia Białystok Stadium opened in 1973 and has a capacity of 22,000. It is the home ground of Jagiellonia Białystok which has finished in the second place of Ekstraklasa twice.
The Suzuki Arena was built in 2006 and holds 15,500 people. It is currently the home ground of Korona Kielce. Korona has spent 15 seasons in the Polish football top level finishing in 5th place 3 times.
The Poznań Stadium was built in 1980 with a capacity of 43,000. Since then it is the home of Lech Poznan and also hosted games for the Euro 2012. Lech has won the league 6 times.
The Stadium of Legia Warsaw was built in 1930 in Warsaw and since then it is the home stadium of Legia. The club is the most successful Polish football team with a record of 15 Ekstraklasa champions titles.
The Władysław Król Stadium is a football stadium in Łódź with a capacity of 18,000 seats. It opened in 1924 and was reconstructed in 2022. It is home to the two times Poland champions ŁKS Łódź.
The Piast Gliwice Stadium was opened in 1926 and renovated in 2011 with a capacity of 10,000. It is the home of the 2019 Polish champions, Piast Gliwice.
The Florian Krygier Stadium can hold 18,000 people and was built in 1925. It is the home ground of Pogoń Szczecin. The club has finished in the 2nd place of Ekstraklasa twice.
The Stadion Radomiaka was opened in 1925 and will be reopened this year after its reconstruction which started in 2016. It is the home of Radomiak Radom.
The Raków Stadium is located in the city of Częstochowa. It is the home of the current Polish champions Raków. It opened in 1955 and can now hold 5,500 people.
The Ruch Stadium was built in 1935 with a capacity of 9,300 and is the home of the 14 times Polish champions Ruch Chorzow. For some important games, the club uses the much bigger Stadion Śląski, which has a capacity of 55,000.
The Stal Mielec Stadium was built in 1953 and at its peak, it could hold 30,000 people. Nowadays it has a capacity of 7,000. It is the home of Stal Mielec, a club that has won the Polish top division two times.
The biggest stadium in the league with 45,000 seats is the Wroclaw stadium. It opened in 2011 and was used as one of the venues for the Euro 2012. The stadium is used as the home to the two times Polish champions, Śląsk Wrocław.
The smallest stadium in the League with a capacity of 5,300, is the Dyskobolia Grodzisk Wielkopolski Stadium. It opened in 1925 and is the home of Warta Poznan since 2020. The club won the title in 1929 and 1947.
The Widzew Stadium is a football stadium in the city of Łódź with a capacity of 18,000. It opened in 2017 in place of the previous stadium. It is home to Widzew Lodz who has won four Polish league championships.
The Zagłębie Lubin Stadium can hold 16,000 and was opened in 2007 in place of the previous stadium. It is the home ground of the two times Polish champions, Zagłębie Lubin.