Tarsus Stadium

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Tarsus Stadium
Burhanettin Kocamaz Stadium
Former names Tarsus Şehir Stadı
Location Tarsus, Mersin Province, Turkey
Coordinates 36°54′45″N 34°53′10″E / 36.91250°N 34.88611°E / 36.91250; 34.88611Coordinates: 36°54′45″N 34°53′10″E / 36.91250°N 34.88611°E / 36.91250; 34.88611
Owner Tarsus Metropolity
Operator Tarsus İdman Yurdu
Capacity 4,200
Opened 1950; 64 years ago (1950)

Tarsus Stadium, aka Burhanettin Kocamaz Stadium, is a football stadium in Tarsus in Mersin Province, Turkey

The venue was taken over by Tarsus Municipality from the Directorate of Youth Service and Sports in 2008. It was completely renovated including the rebuilding of covered stands. The all-seater stadium with a capacity of 4,200 was renamed after the current mayor of Tarsus. Tarsus İdmanyurdu football team plays its home matches in the Tarsus Stadium.[1][2]

Mediterranean Games[edit]

The stadium hosted nine out of 20 football matches played in 2013 Mediterranean Games [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official page of Turkish Football Federation
  2. ^ "Belediye Başkanı Burhanettin Kocamaz Hizmetlerini Basına Tanıttı" (in Turkish). Tarsus Belediyesi. 2008-11-07. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 
  3. ^ Official page of Mediterranean Games