Köpetdag Stadium

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Köpetdag stadiony
LocationAshgabat, Turkmenistan
OwnerMinistry of Internal Affairs
Capacity26,503
Record attendance26,000 (Turkmenistan vs South Korea, 10 September 2019)[1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1995-1997
Opened1997
Renovated2015
Tenants
FC Köpetdag
Turkmenistan national football team

Köpetdag Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Köpetdag Aşgabat. The stadium holds 26,503 people and was built in 1997.[2]

History[edit]

The stadium was built in 1997 by international technical company Mensel JV.[3] Since opening, it has served as the home arena of Köpetdag Aşgabat.

In 2015 the stadium underwent radical reconstruction and reopened for the cup match played between Köpetdag and FC Merw.[4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 37°56′58″N 58°22′12″E / 37.949401°N 58.370066°E / 37.949401; 58.370066