Biñan Football Stadium

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Biñan Football Stadium
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The football field in 2018.
LocationZapote, Biñan, Laguna, Philippines
Coordinates14°18′53″N 121°04′40″E / 14.31472°N 121.07778°E / 14.31472; 121.07778Coordinates: 14°18′53″N 121°04′40″E / 14.31472°N 121.07778°E / 14.31472; 121.07778
OwnerBiñan City Government
Capacity2,580
Field size66 x 102 m
SurfaceArtificial grass
Construction
Construction cost₱320 million[1]
Tenants
Philippine women's national football team

The Biñan Football Stadium is a track and field and football venue in Biñan, Laguna, Philippines.

On 28 October 2015, the Biñan City Government and the Philippine Football Federation signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing that the stadium shall be the home stadium of the Philippine women's national football team as well as the national youth teams at least until 2019.[2] The stadium was upgraded in anticipation of its hosting of football matches of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.[3]

Specifications[edit]

The football field is 66 meters wide and 102 meters long. E-Sports installed the artificial grass field named Diamond 50 from Italian company.[citation needed] The sporting field was also rated FIFA 2 star by Kiwa ISA Sport B.V., a FIFA-accredited testing institute based in the Netherlands.[4][1]

Five lighting towers were provided by American company Musco which is based from Iowa. The towers are able to provide 1400 lx of light. The grandstand of the Biñan stadium has a capacity of 2,580[2] will be around four and a half meters away from the track and will have no vertical pillars. Four dressing rooms are also hosted. A boxing ring is planned to be put inside the grandstand. The VIP section will be occupying the upper center of the grandstand and below it a stage. A 12x9 m screen that will serve as a scoreboard or video screen will be installed on the side of the field opposite to the grandstand.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Villegas, Bernardo (30 August 2015). "National Football League in 2017". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b Estrada, Kevin (30 October 2015). "PFF, Biñan sign MOU for new home of Malditas". Dugout Philippines. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  3. ^ Saldajeno, Ivan Stewart (4 October 2019). "Biñan Football Stadium preparations for SEAG in full swing". Philippine News Agency. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  4. ^ a b Guerrero, Bob (6 August 2015). "Biñan, Laguna becomes home to new artificial-grass football pitch". Rappler. Retrieved 6 August 2015.