Likas Stadium

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Likas Stadium
Stadium Likas
KotaKinabalu Sabah LikasStadium-11.jpg
Location Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Capacity 35,000
Surface Grass pitch
Track
Tenants
Sabah FA

Likas Stadium (Malay: Stadium Likas) is a stadium in Likas, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. It is mainly used for association football and athletics and it is located within Likas Sports Complex. Likas Stadium has a capacity of 35,000, making it the 8th largest football stadium in Malaysia in terms of seating capacity.[1]

Likas stadium is also located not far from the Kota Kinabalu city which is about 10 minutes drive or 40 minutes walk. The stadium itself is a walking distant to the nearest sport complex centre, 2km open space jogging trek which has a beautiful lake view, wall climbing facilities, skate boarding and roller blading court, tennis court and sport hostel.

This stadium was originally an all-standing venue with a small grandstand that seated 200 people. A major renovation of the stadium was finished in 2001 for the hosting of the Sukma Games in 2002.

It is the home stadium for Sabah FA. It is also the start and end point of the Borneo International Marathon held annually in Kota Kinabalu. IRB Borneo Sevens Rugby is also a regularly held event here. Some big event such as music concert are also held in this stadium.

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Coordinates: 5°59′00″N 116°05′44″E / 5.983355°N 116.095544°E / 5.983355; 116.095544