Bhaichung Stadium

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Bhaichung Stadium
Full nameBhaichung Bhutia Football Stadium
LocationNamchi, South Sikkim
OwnerGovernment of Sikkim

Bhaichung Stadium is a football stadium in Namchi, the district headquarters of South Sikkim district in the state of Sikkim, India. The stadium was built in honour of Bhaichung Bhutia, India's most well known contemporary footballer.

The state plans to actively promote the sport made popular after Bhutia became the first Indian to play in a European league and captain the national team. "The Gold Cup" football tournament is held in Bhaichung Stadium almost every year. Football teams from all over Indian national football team, Nepal national football team, Bangladesh national football team and Bhutan national football team vie for the honour which draws lot of crowds from all over Sikkim. The construction work of the stadium gallery is now running. The road around the stadium has increased the beauty of the stadium and will help football lovers to reach the stadium.

Coordinates: 27°9′48.17″N 88°21′19.28″E / 27.1633806°N 88.3553556°E / 27.1633806; 88.3553556