Kolos Stadium (Borispil)

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Kolos Stadium
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Location Boryspil, Ukraine
Coordinates 50°21′14.7″N 30°57′07.8″E / 50.354083°N 30.952167°E / 50.354083; 30.952167
Owner City of Borispil
Capacity 5,654
Field size 105 m × 69 m (115 yd × 75 yd)
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground late 1940s
Opened 1950s
Renovated 1997
Tenants
Arsenal Kyiv

Kolos Stadium is a multifunctional facility, primarily used for football and field hockey located in Boryspil, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine. Currently the Ukrainian Premier League football club Arsenal Kyiv plays their home games at the stadium.[1]

History[edit]

The stadium was initially constructed after the Second World War and had a capacity for 7,500 spectators. In 1997 the facility was reconstructed and modernized with individual seating as well change rooms, a special medical room and massage facilities and new parking arena.[2]

The capacity was reduced to 5,654 with approximately 2,000 covered seats.

The hockey facility has a separate arena which is uses a synthetic turf and a small covered stadium with a capacity for 1,500 spectators.

Football usage[edit]

From the start of the Ukrainian Premier League 2009–10 season Arsenal Kyiv plays their home games at the stadium. Borysfen Boryspil also used the stadium as their home ground until the club folded in 2007. Other clubs to have used this facility include: Knyazha Schaslyve, CSCA Kyiv and their reserve team, FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv, FC Dynamo-3 Kyiv. The stadium also hosted playoff games for promotion to the Ukrainian First League 1998-99 between Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk and Cherkasy as well as women's, youth and junior internationals.[3] The record attendance for a game is 6,500 when Borysfen Boryspil hosted Dynamo Kyiv on April 9, 2005.

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