Guru Nanak Stadium

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Guru Nanak Stadium
Full name Guru Nanak Stadium
Location Ludhiana, India
Coordinates 30°54′39″N 75°50′42″E / 30.910961°N 75.845082°E / 30.910961; 75.845082
Capacity 15,000[1][2]
2001 National Games of India
Minerva Punjab FC

Guru Nanak Stadium is a football stadium in Ludhiana, India. It hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2001 National Games of India. It also hosted JCT FC of the I-League. It has seating capacity of 15,000 spectators.There is a provision of 8 lane synthetic track with a two lane warming up track. The track conforms to international standards for conduct of any national or international meet. It has a well maintained football ground which hosts the Annual National Football League matches.[3][4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Stadium description[edit]

The stadium is located at Gandhi Nagar, Koh - E - Fiza, Ludhiana, Punjab. It is near to Chaura Bazaar , Ludhiana junction and Inter State Bus Terminal of Ludhiana is also few minutes away.


Latitude = 30.9115, Longitude = 75.8448 Lat = 30 degrees, 54.7 minutes North Long = 75 degrees, 50.7 minutes East


Bus Stand is near to it. Reaching to bus stand first and then using taxi or hiring a auto rickshaw for the stadium is simplest way to reach stadium. It takes 5 to 10 minutes. Railway Station is on short walking distance Stadium.


It has been built at a cost of approx. Rs. 50 crore


After Minerva Punjab FC started playing in the stadium,it got criticised for poor ground quality by the fans and football pundits.


It had the privilege of hosting 31 st National Games in the year 2001, in the newly renovated Guru Nanak Stadium.


Stadium is hosting some domestic Kabaddi matches like Canada Kabaddi Cup. It also hosted matches of Kabaddi World Cup.

Date Time Team #1 Result Team #2 Round category
12 April 2010 17:30  Canada 66-22  Italy Third-place playoff Men
12 April 2010 19:30  India 58-24  Pakistan Final Men
20 November 2011 17:15  Pakistan 60-22  Italy Third-place playoff Men
20 November 2011 19:15  India 44-17  England Final Women
20 November 2011 22:15  India 59-25  Canada Final Men
15 December 2012 20:00  India 72-12  Malaysia Final Women
15 December 2012 21:00  India 59-25  Pakistan Final Men
14 December 2013 22:00  India 48-39  Pakistan Final Men