GSP Stadium (1902)

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This article is about the original stadium opened in 1902. For the new stadium opened in 1999, see GSP Stadium.

Coordinates: 35°10′05″N 33°21′21″E / 35.167954°N 33.355804°E / 35.167954; 33.355804

GSP Stadium
Old GSP Stadium
Old GSP stadium circa 1910.gif
Full name GSP Stadium, Eugenia and Antonios Theodotou
Location Nicosia, Cyprus
Owner Pancyprian Gymnastic Association
Capacity 12,000
Construction
Built 1902
Opened 1902
Closed 1998
Demolished 1999
Tenants
Trast (1924-1938)
APOEL (1930-1978)
Olympiakos (1934-1998)
Omonia (1958-1978)
AYMA (1947-1998)
Çetinkaya Türk S.K. (1930-1958)
Orfeas (1958-1968)

The Pancyprian Gymnastic Association Stadium (GSP Stadium) (Greek: Στάδιο Γυμναστικός Σύλλογος "Τα Παγκύπρια") was a football stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus. It had a capacity of 12,000 and was built in 1902 with donations given by Greek Cypriot Nicosians. On October 17, 1934, after a general assembly of the GSP association, the stadium was renamed "GSP Stadium, Eugenia and Antonios Theodotou" in honor of the stadium's major benefactors.[1]

The stadium served as the home stadium for the Nicosia football clubs of Trast, APOEL, Olympiakos Nicosia, Omonia, Orfeas Nicosia, AYMA and Çetinkaya Türk S.K.. The Cyprus national football team had also played home games there in the past. It was located at the centre of Nicosia and often used for large music concerts as well. The stadium was largely demolished in 1999. Today the grounds are used as a park and ride facility although some of the original structures still remain intact.

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