Haradski Stadium

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Borisov City Stadium
Гарадскі стадыён (Барысаў)
Haradzki Stadium
Location Barysaw, Belarus
Coordinates 54°13′20.79″N 28°29′25.64″E / 54.2224417°N 28.4904556°E / 54.2224417; 28.4904556Coordinates: 54°13′20.79″N 28°29′25.64″E / 54.2224417°N 28.4904556°E / 54.2224417; 28.4904556
Owner Barysaw
Capacity 5,402 (football)
Field size 105 x 68m
Surface Grass
Opened 1959
Tenants
BATE Borisov (1996–2014)
Belarus national under-21 football team (1998–)

Haradski Stadium (Belarusian: Гарадскі стадыён, Russian: Городской стадион; literally "City Stadium") is a multi-purpose stadium in Barysaw, Belarus. It is currently used mostly for football matches and was the home ground of BATE Borisov before they moved to the Borisov Arena in 2014. The stadium has a maximum holding capacity of 5,402 people. The stadium was opened in 1959.[1]

International use[edit]

The stadium is allowed to host UEFA Champions League matches up to 3rd qualifying round and UEFA Europa League matches up to play-off round. For the later stages of both competitions BATE Borisov have to use a bigger venue, which is usually Dinamo Stadium in Minsk. In 2010 Haradski Stadium was also used by Torpedo Zhodino in Second qualifying round of Europa League.

Since 1998 the stadium has been used as a primary home venue for Belarus national under-21 football team, though the team still occasionally plays in another cities. It was also used as a home ground for Belarus national football team on one occasion, which was a friendly match against Moldova in June 2009 that ended with 2–2 draw.

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