Rah Ahan Stadium

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Rah Ahan
Full name Rah Ahan Stadium
Former names Apadana Stadium
Location Ekbatan, Tehran, Iran
Built 1973
Opened 1973
Owner Rah Ahan F.C.
Operator Rah Ahan F.C.
Surface Grass
Capacity
12,000 (Football)
Tenants
Persepolis F.C. 1973-1975
Rah Ahan F.C. 1975-

The Rah Ahan Stadium (Persian: استاديوم راه آهن‎) is a multi-purpose stadium in Tehran, Iran. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Rah Ahan F.C. who currently play in Iran's Premier Football League. The Stadium was owned by Persepolis F.C. prior to 1975. The stadium holds 12,000 people.

Tournaments[edit]

The Stadium under the name of Persepolis stadium along with Aryamehr Stadium and Amjadieh Stadium was the host of preliminary round of the football matches at the 1974 Asian Games (Group A and Group C).[1]

Also, Rah Ahan Stadium and Shahid Dastgerdi Stadium hosted the 2012 Asian under 16 Championship.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian Games 1974 (Iran)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "AFC U-16 Championship: Iran, Australia and Iraq Won Their Opening Matches". kabirnews.com. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 

Coordinates: 35°42′30″N 51°18′53″E / 35.70833°N 51.31472°E / 35.70833; 51.31472