Sparda Bank Hessen Stadium

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Sparda Bank Hessen Stadium
Bieberer Berg
Stadium opening on June 29, 2012
Stadium opening on June 29, 2012
place Waldemar-Klein-Platz 1 63071 Offenbach am Main , Germany
Coordinates 50 ° 5 '40.9 "  N , 8 ° 47' 55.4"  E Coordinates: 50 ° 5 '40.9 "  N , 8 ° 47' 55.4"  E
owner Stadiongesellschaft Bieberer Berg mbH Offenbach (SBB)
start of building February 7, 2011
opening June 29, 2012
First game July 18, 2012
Kickers Offenbach - Bayer 04 Leverkusen 0-3
surface Natural grass
costs 25 million euros
architect Bremer AG
capacity 20,500 seats

The Sparda-Bank-Hessen-Stadion (since April 2020 until further notice Kommt-Gesund-Wieder-Stadion ) is a football stadium in the Hessian city ​​of Offenbach am Main . After the demolition of the stadium on Bieberer Berg , it was rebuilt at the same location. The football club Kickers Offenbach plays its home games here.


The stadium is located on a hill known as Bieberer Berg near Offenbach's Bieber district on Bieberer Straße . The official address of the stadium is Waldemar-Klein- Platz 1.


Since the stadium on Bieberer Berg no longer met the requirements of a modern football stadium, there were initially plans for a stadium renovation and later for a new building with a capacity of almost 30,000. However, due to a lack of investors, both projects could not be implemented. Since a new stadium was absolutely necessary for the OFC from an economic point of view, the Offenbach municipal authorities decided on June 18, 2009 in a fundamental decision to build a new building costing 25 million euros. The client is the newly founded stadium company Bieberer Berg (SBB) as a subsidiary of Stadtwerke Offenbach Holding (SOH). The stadium is renting these to OFC, which has outsourced its professional department to a corporation . The stadium was opened on June 29, 2012 and inaugurated on July 18, 2012 with a friendly against Bayer 04 Leverkusen (3-0).

On December 14, 2019, the stadium was the venue for the DEL2 Winter Derby between EC Bad Nauheim and the Löwen Frankfurt .

The winter derby of the ice hockey league DEL2 took place on December 14, 2019 . In the game in the open air, EC Bad Nauheim and the Löwen Frankfurt faced each other. After the game, the 1,800 m² ice rink in the stadium remained until the end of the month and was used for public ice skating and ice discos.


The one-tier stadium with four individual stands was built by Bremer AG from Paderborn . The demolition of the old stadium began in February 2011 and was completed in the summer of 2012. In addition to the SBB offices and the Kickers office, the stadium also houses a fan shop, a branch of the Sparda-Bank Hessen and other shops.

A special feature is the back straight of the stadium. In contrast to other stadiums, there are no seats here, but standing room for the kickers fans. This was already the case in the stadium on Bieberer Berg and was retained at the express request of the fans.


The stadium has a capacity of approx. 20,500 seats (10,300 seats and 10,200 standing places). If necessary, the capacity can be increased by a further 2,000 standing places on the back straight. The stadium has ten boxes with a total of 120 seats, 800 business seats and 40 wheelchair spaces. There are around 3,000 places available for guest fans (seating and standing).

  • East stand: approx. 3,950 seats
  • West stand: approx. 3,050 seats and 1,800 standing places
  • Main stand: around 3,300 seats, including 800 business seats and 120 box seats
  • Back straight: 8,400 standing places


Sparda-Bank Hessen has been the stadium's name sponsor since December 2009 . The cooperative bank is paying a total of five million euros for this. The contract was valid from 2010 and runs for ten years. Since April 2020, Sparda-Bank has waived its right to designate the arena until further notice and, in coordination with the stadium company, had the stadium temporarily renamed the Kommt-Gesund-Wieder-Stadion . The renaming takes place in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and is linked to a fundraising campaign for a "thank you celebration" which is to be organized in the stadium for all employees of systemically relevant professions in Offenbach after the pandemic.

See also

Web links

Commons : Sparda-Bank-Hessen-Stadion  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

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  2. Christian Düncher: Opening game in the Sparda Bank Hessen Stadium: OFC is defeated 0: 3 against Bayer Leverkusen. In: . July 19, 2012, accessed August 16, 2016 .
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  4. ^ Ice skating in the Sparda Bank Hessen Stadium. In: December 9, 2019, accessed December 11, 2019 .
  5. Facts & Figures. ( PDF ; 36 kB) In: Bieberer Berg stadium company, April 2011, archived from the original on March 26, 2016 ; accessed on August 1, 2016 .