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Arka Gdynia vs. Slask Wroclaw – the season begins!
July 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm5zł - 120zł
On Sunday, 16th of July, Arka Gdynia will play against Slask Wroclaw. It will be the first round of Lotto Ekstraklasa, season 2017/2018. Arka is playing as a host of the game.
Lotto Ekstraklas is the highest level of football leagues in Poland. 16 best Polish teams, only professional, take part in games. Ekstraklasa exists since 1926. The first winner of league was Wisław Kraków. The most winner titles belong to Górnik Zabrze and Wisła Kraków. Ekstraklasa used to be called “League” and “First League” too. The winners of every single season take part in UEFA Champions League eliminations whereas the 2nd and the 3rd place – in UEFA Europa League eliminations.
Arka Gdynia SSA
This one of the north Polish clubs exists since 1929. Through it’s history, the club existed under many different names. The club has never won Ekstraklasa yet, but in 2017 won both Polish Cup and Polish Super Cup. They managed to win Polish Cup twice – the first time in 1979. The colors of the club are yellow and blue. The fans of Arka have a nickname – “Herrings” (in Polish it means “śledzie”). The current coach of the club is Leszek Ojrzyński. Fans of Arka created also a hymn which they sing before every game.
The Stadium of Arka Gdynia is GOSiR Stadium exists since 1938. It is located on Olimpijska street 5/9 in Gdynia. Polish national team played at the stadium once – in 1991 against Sweden. The result of match was a victory of Polish football players 2:0. The new stadium was opened in 2009. It can host up to 15 139 people. In 2017, the stadium hosted UEFA U21 European Championship matches.
match and tickets
You can purchase the tickets here. The price varies from 5 to 120 złotych. You can also buy tickets in the Arka Gdynia stall in Riviera shopping mall. It is possible to buy the tickets at the day of the event in the ticket office too. In this case tickets cost 5 złotych more.