Malaysia National Hockey Stadium

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Malaysia National Hockey Stadium
The National Stadium
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Owner Kuala Lumpur City Hall
Capacity 12,000
Construction
Built 1997
Opened 1998
Tenants
Malaysia national field hockey team

Malaysia National Hockey Stadium is a multi-use stadium in National Sports Complex, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is currently used mostly for the Malaysia national field hockey team and the Malaysia women's national field hockey team. It was also used for the field hockey matches of national team and hosted matches for the 2002 Men's Hockey World Cup, 1999 Hockey Asia Cup, 2003 Hockey Asia Cup, 1982 Hockey Junior World Cup, 2000 Hockey Junior Asia Cup and 1998 Commonwealth Games. The main stadium holds up to 12,000 people and was built in 1997. There is a second pitch located adjacent to the stadium, which is used to hold smaller capacity and practice matches.

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In popular culture[edit]

The music video of the song "Simetri" by the Malaysia rock singer Amy Search and Hazama AF9, the champion of popular reality television show Akademi Fantasia uses the National Hockey Stadium as one of its filming locations.

Coordinates: 3°3′32.29″N 101°41′36.95″E / 3.0589694°N 101.6935972°E / 3.0589694; 101.6935972