Yerevan Football Academy Stadium
|Avan Football Academy Stadium|
General view of the Football Academy Stadium
|Full name||FFA Technical Center-Academy Stadium|
|Owner||Football Federation of Armenia|
|Field size||105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)|
|Opened||29 April 2013|
Officially, the FFA Technical Center-Academy Stadium (Armenian: ՀՖՖ Տեխնիկական-կենտրոն ակադեմիայի մարզադաշտ), commonly known as the Yerevan Football Academy Stadium or the Avan Academy Stadium, is an all-seater football stadium in Yerevan, Armenia. It is located in the northern Avan District of the city, within the Technical Center-Academy complex of the Football Federation of Armenia. The stadium is also commonly known as the Avan Football Academy Stadium.
The 1,428-seated stadium was officially opened on 29 April 2013 by the Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan. However, the first official match in the stadium took place earlier on 13 April 2013, between FC Pyunik and FC Banants within the frames of the Armenian Premier League. The match ended up with a result of 4-0, in favour of Pyunik.
The stadium is part of the Technical Center-Academy of the Football Federation of Armenia which was officially opened on 1 September 2010 by the UEFA president Michel Platini. The centre is home to the main football stadium, 9 football training pitches (8 natural and 1 artificial), 4 outdoor tennis courts, an indoor sports hall, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness centre and a 4-star hotel with 49 guest rooms.