Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira - CF Uniao Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 18, 2021

Estadio Centro Madeira overview

Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira is a multi-purpose sports ground which is home to Portuguese football team Clube de Futebol União. With a capacity of just 2,500 it is the third largest on the Island of Madeira behind CD Nacional and Marítimo stadiums.

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Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:CF Uniao
Opened:2007
Capacity:2,500
Address: Madeira

Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira History

Th inaugural fixture was held on 7th September 2007 between two local Maderian sides, Club Sport Maritimo and Clube Desportivo Nacional. Played out infront of a record crowd of 3,000 spectators, CD Nacional earned a 2 nil victory after Zé Vítor opened the scoring in the 62nd minute.

Estadio Centro Madeira main stand

View of Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira

Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of CF Uniao's Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira:

map of Maderia Sports centre complex

Matchday Experience

Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira Away Section

If anyone out there knows where the away fans are located within the ground then please feel free to let us know!

CF Uniao Club Shop

There’s no official information regarding a C.F. União club shop at the stadium and there doesn’t appear to be an online store either.

Can you take a stadium Tour?

Tours of Madeira’s Sports Centre and Stadium have never really been on the cards, and it is unlikely that a guided tour ever will be.

How to buy CF Uniao Tickets

Tickets to see C.F. União are usually only available to purchase from the stadium before kick-off, and are likely to cost around €15.00 on average.

If you happen to be attending one of the more popular matches then remember to double check the official website for further ticketing information.

How to get to Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira

Where is Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira?

Centro Desportivo da Madeira is located between the village of Ribeira Bravaand the small parish of Water Serra some 21 km west of Funchal which is the island’s capital.


Driving

The stadium’s address for satnav is as follows:

  • Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira, 9060-329 Funchal, Portugal

Car Parks

Limited parking is available within the sports complex on matchdays.

Train - Public Transport

There isn’t really any rail infrastructure within the island of Madeira, and no train station in Funchal. Getting a taxi or hiring a rental car may be cost-effective depending on how long you plan on visiting the local area for.

Madeira Island aerial view

Public Transport of Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira

Airports and Flying

The island is served by Madeira International Airport which is sometimes referred to by the locals as Funchal Airport. Although there are some direct flights from Europe, most flights require you to transfer in either Porto or Lisbon.

Hotels Near Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira

The three closest hotels to União da Madeira’s ground are the four star Enotel Baia, the Cheerfulway Bravamar Hotel which overlooks the sea, and the Hotel do Campo which is slightly further inland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira?

Portuguese side CF Uniao play their home matches at Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira.

What is the capacity of Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira?

As of 2021 Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira has an official seating capacity of 2,500 for Football matches.

When was Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira opened?

Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira officially opened in 2007 and is home to CF Uniao

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira in 2021. Please visit the official website of CF Uniao for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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