Barasat Stadium

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Barasat District Sports Stadium
Coordinates 22°43′03.687″N 88°28′43.12″E / 22.71769083°N 88.4786444°E / 22.71769083; 88.4786444Coordinates: 22°43′03.687″N 88°28′43.12″E / 22.71769083°N 88.4786444°E / 22.71769083; 88.4786444
Owner Indian Football Association
Capacity 22,000
Field size 110 x 70 metres
Surface Astro-turf[1]
Tenants
Mohun Bagan A.C.
East Bengal

The Barasat District Sports Stadium, also known as Vidyasagar Krirangan, is a football stadium located in Barasat city, on the outskirts of Kolkata, West Bengal. It is used mostly for CFL matches. It is also used for several district-level, state-level and, infrequently, national level tournaments. The stadium currently holds around 200 spectators, has four floodlight towers and different air conditioned function and changing rooms.[2] The artificial turf at the stadium has achieved a two-star rating from FIFA.[3]

Mohun Bagan A.C. and East Bengal are the current tenants of the stadium.

Since the 2014–15 season, the stadium has hosted the home matches of Mohun Bagan A.C. and East Bengal in the I-League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SPO Bengal's Barasat stadium gets two star grading from FIFA". chennaionline.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Vidyasagar Krirangan likely to host I-League matches next season". indiansoccerlive.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Barasat Turf granted Two-star grading". the-aiff.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013.