Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium

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Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium (Guwahati)
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati.jpg
Location Sarusajai, Guwahati, Assam
Owner Government of Assam
Capacity 35,000
Field size 103.0 M X 70.0 M
Surface Grass
Opened 2007
Tenants
India national football team (2011–present)
NorthEast United FC (2014–present)

Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium (also known as Sarusajai Stadium) is a football stadium in Guwahati, India. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletics. The stadium holds 35,000 spectators. In 2007, it hosted the 33rd National Games of India.

Stadium[edit]

Sarusajai Stadium

The stadium is a one tier stadium. With roofing only over the main stand. There is only a limited amount a seats in the main stand and the rest is just standing area.

The stadium pays tribute to the late Indira Gandhi who was the fourth prime minister in India before her assassination on October 31, 1984.

From 2014 it will be the home ground for NorthEast United FC which will play in the newly formed Indian Super League and for it to meet the FIFA limitations it will be renovated.

History[edit]

India Football Team[edit]

An international friendly between India and Malaysia was played at this stadium on 13 November 2011.

Major Football Matches[edit]

As well as local matches, the stadium will soon play host to major national and international matches.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°6′56.41″N 91°45′37.07″E / 26.1156694°N 91.7602972°E / 26.1156694; 91.7602972