Stadium Of Bundesliga Club Hannover 96 To Be Renamed
The home stadium of Bundesliga club Hannover 96, the AWD-Arena, "will be renamed," according to the SID. After the stadium's current naming-rights partner, financial service AWD, had been taken over by insurance company Swiss Life, the current sponsorship name "is supposed to be erased." The new name of the former Niedersachsenstadion, which opened in '54 and currently has a capacity of 49,000," has not been decided yet." In addition, the neighboring arena, the former Stadionsporthalle, "also faces a name change" (SID, 11/28).