Banants Stadium

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Banants Stadium
Banants stadium Yerevan, general view, 3 Oct. 2015.jpg
Banants Stadium in 2015
Location Malatia-Sebastia district
Yerevan, Armenia
Owner FC Banants
Capacity 4,860[1]
Field size 105 x 68 meters
Surface grass
Construction
Built 2006 - 2007
Opened 2008
Renovated 2011
Tenants
Banants (2008-present)

Banants Stadium (Armenian: Բանանց Մարզադաշտ) is an all-seater football stadium in the Malatia-Sebastia District of Yerevan, Armenia. The stadium is home to FC Banants and has a capacity of 4,860 seats.[2]

History[edit]

The construction of the stadium was launched in 2006 with the assistance of the FIFA Goal Programme. It was officially opened in 2008 with a capacity of 3,600 seats. Further developments were implemented later in 2011, when the playing pitch was modernized and the capacity of the stadium was increased up to 4,860 seats (2,760 at the northern stand, 1,500 at the southern stand and 600 at the western stand).

The stadium is part of the Banants football training academy, including 3 regular-sized training fields as well as 3 mini-football grounds.

Notable tournaments[edit]

Banants stadium hosted 3 matches of the 7th group during the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification:[3]

10 November 2016 (2016-11-10)
12:00
Switzerland   4–0  Armenia
Schmid Goal 15'
Muheim Goal 25'
Domgjoni Goal 58'
Qela Goal 70'
Report
Banants Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Danilo Grujić (Serbia)

12 November 2016 (2016-11-12)
12:00
Italy  2–1  Armenia
Cutrone Goal 13'
Marchizza Goal 90+3' (pen.)
Report Petrosyan Goal 81'
Banants Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Danilo Grujić (Serbia)

15 November 2016 (2016-11-15)
12:00
Italy  1–1   Switzerland
Gabbia Goal 16' Report Guillemenot Goal 37'
Banants Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Andris Treimanis (Latvia)

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°10′17″N 44°27′00″E / 40.171426°N 44.449938°E / 40.171426; 44.449938