Bogyoke Aung San Stadium

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Bogyoke Aung San Stadium
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Location Mingala Taungnyunt 11221, Yangon, Myanmar
Coordinates 16°47′1.90″N 96°9′38.61″E / 16.7838611°N 96.1607250°E / 16.7838611; 96.1607250Coordinates: 16°47′1.90″N 96°9′38.61″E / 16.7838611°N 96.1607250°E / 16.7838611; 96.1607250
Capacity 40,000[1][2]
Surface Grass
Tenants
Yangon United FC

The Bogyoke Aung San Stadium (Burmese: ဗိုလ်ချုပ် အောင်ဆန်း အားကစားကွင်း; MLCTS: buil hkyup aung hcan: a: ka. ca: kwang:) is a multi-purpose stadium, located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar.[1]

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Named after revolutionary Gen. Aung San, the 40,000 seat stadium is still the largest stadium in Myanmar and was the national stadium until mid-1980s. The stadium was the main venue for 1961 and 1969 South East Asian Peninsular Games. While it is no longer the main venue of choice for international level competitions, the stadium is still heavily used for Myanmar National League football matches.

Aung San National Indoor Stadium, located next to the outdoor stadium, is used for indoor sports competitions.

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