Al-Fayhaa Stadium

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Al-Fayhaa Stadium
ملعب الفيحاء
Al-Fayhaa Stadium in Damascus.jpg
The stadium within al-Fayhaa Sports Complex
LocationDamascus, Syria
Coordinates33°31′42″N 36°17′54″E / 33.528365°N 36.298259°E / 33.528365; 36.298259Coordinates: 33°31′42″N 36°17′54″E / 33.528365°N 36.298259°E / 33.528365; 36.298259
OwnerGovernment of Syria
OperatorGeneral Sports Federation of Syria
Capacity15,000
SurfaceGrass
Opened1976
Tenants
Barada SC

Al-Fayhaa Stadium (Arabic: ملعب الفيحاء‎) is a multi-use stadium in Damascus, Syria, currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue of Barada SC football team. The stadium is able to hold up to 15,000 spectators.

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In 1976, the stadium was opened as part of the al-Fayhaa Sports Complex, to host the 5th Pan Arab Games of 1976. The complex covers an area of 250,000 m². In addition to the football stadium, the complex is also home to the al-Fayhaa Sports Arena, an outdoor Olympic swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, 6 outdoor tennis courts, 2 regular-sized football training pitches, 2 mini-football fields and an athletes hotel. The headquarters of the Syrian Football Association is also located in the complex.[1]

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