Hasely Crawford Stadium

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Hasely Crawford Stadium
The Stadium
The Hasely Crawford Stadium in January 2013 during a track and field event
Location Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Owner Government of Trinidad and Tobago
Operator Ministry of Sports
Capacity 23,000
Surface Grass
Opened 1980
Defence Force
San Juan Jabloteh
2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship

The Hasely Crawford Stadium, located in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, is named after Hasely Crawford, the first person from Trinidad and Tobago to win an Olympic gold medal. The National Stadium was inaugurated and formally opened by the Honourable G M Chambers PM of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago 12th June 1982.

The National Stadium was officially designated The Hasely Crawford Stadium by Prime Minister Basdeo Panday on Monday December 30th 1996. It hosted the final of the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship. It also hosted games at the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.


Stadium – 23,000 persons VIP Room – 250 persons (theatre style)


Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation accessed 2006-06-11


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Coordinates: 10°39′41.48″N 61°31′58.92″W / 10.6615222°N 61.5330333°W / 10.6615222; -61.5330333