Al-Assad Stadium

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Al-Assad Stadium
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Location Latakia, Syria
Coordinates 35°31′40″N 35°47′07″E / 35.52766°N 35.785335°E / 35.52766; 35.785335
Owner Government of Syria
Operator General Sports Federation of Syria
Capacity 28,000
Construction
Opened 1978
Renovated 2004
Tenants
Hutteen SC
Tishreen SC
Tadamon SC

Al-Assad Stadium (Arabic: ملعب الأسد‎) is a multi-purpose stadium in Latakia, Syria. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 28,000 spectators.[1] The stadium was opened in 1978 and completely renovated in 2004. It is home to Syrian Premier League football clubs Hutteen SC and Tishreen SC.

The complex includes a nearby Olympic size swimming and diving pools and a hotel.

The stadium was home to the final match of the football competition at the 1987 Mediterranean Games.

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