Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Stadium

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Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Stadium
Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Stadium.JPG
Owner Zamboanga City Government
Capacity 10,000+ seats[1]
Surface Grass and Prefabricated rubber stadium
Construction
Opened 1992
Construction cost 64-million
Tenants
Zamboanga F.A.
(Regional football team)

The Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Stadium is a multi-use stadium located inside the Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex in Zamboanga City, Philippines. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Zamboanga FA. The sports complex holds around 40,000 people in total but the football area holds around 10,000 people.

It has a total land area of 5.75 hectares. Construction of the sports complex started November 1991 and was completed in time for the 1992 Palarong Pambansa.

Ten contractors and 1,500 workers collaborated in order to complete the facility. Total construction cost was a little over P64-million.

In 2005, it was the main venue of the National PRISAA Games which gathered athletes from all over the private schools in the country. In 2007, the PASUC-National Sports Olympics, a competition between public colleges and university varsity teams, was held here.

In 2011, the PRISAA was participated in by more than 400 member colleges and universities from the country’s 17 regions. More than 5,000 athletes and officials participated in the games.[2]

Facilities[edit]

  • 400-meter track oval
  • 2 diamonds (softball and baseball)
  • 3 diamonds for children's baseball
  • 4 lawn tennis courts
  • 2 volleyball courts
  • 1 swimming pool
  • 1 room for 8 table tennis tables
  • 2 basketball courts
  • 1 sepak takraw court
  • 1 sipa court
  • 1 football field
  • 1 chess room

Sports Events[edit]

The stadium hosted the following sporting events:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadiums in the Philippines". World Stadiums. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mayor Lobregat OKs city hosting of 2011 PRISAA National Games". Zamboanga Today Online. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "WVPRISAA to Compete in 2011 National PRISAA". Negros Daily Bulletin. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mindanao Qualifying Leg". ZamboangaTimes by Richard Aliangan. Retrieved 20 October 2011.