SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Authorities say the Arena Fonte Nova has passed its first test for the Confederations Cup, hosting a local derby without major glitches.

Vitoria defeated Bahia 5-1 on Sunday to open the new venue in the northeastern city of Salvador, marking the inauguration of the third World Cup stadium in Brazil.

Local organizers in Bahia state said in a statement that there were "no incidents" during the match.

The Fonte Nova is one of six stadiums which will be used in June's Confederations Cup, the World Cup warm-up tournament. The venue will hold 50,000 fans, but only 40,000 tickets were sold for Sunday's match.

Authorities delivered the arena on Friday, a few weeks after promised by local organizers.

Local media reported there was still some unfinished work at the venue Sunday.

 

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