Jane Sandanski Arena

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Coordinates: 41°59′36″N 21°27′54″E / 41.993249°N 21.464866°E / 41.993249; 21.464866

Sportski Centar "Jane Sandanski"
"Luxury Arena"
Jane Sandanski Arena 2014
Location Aerodrom, Skopje, Macedonia
Owner RK Vardar
Capacity 7,500
Opened 1980's
Closed 15 February 2013
Reopened 2014
Demolished 2012
Construction cost 15 000 000 euros
RK Vardar / KK MZT Skopje

Jane Sandanski Arena (Macedonian: "сала Јане Сандански") is an indoor sports arena located in the Aerodrom Municipality of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, which is home ground to KK MZT Skopje from the 1980s. The arena has a capacity of 7,500. Its named after the Macedonian revolutionary Yane Sandanski.

On 18 November 2012, it was announced that the arena will be completely demolished, with a new arena called Sports Center Jane Sandanski planned to be built in its stead.[1] On 14 February 2013, MZT Skopje held their last training in Jane Sandanski, with more than a thousand fans attending. The following day the arena was officially closed and demolished.

It was rebuilt and reopened in August 2014, financed by the Russian businessman Sergey Samsonenko, built alongside the four-star hotel "Russia".

In September 2015, west and east stands were upgraded by 500 seats.


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