Punjab Stadium

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پنجاب اسٹیڈیم
Punjab Stadium
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Location Hafeez Kardar Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Coordinates 31°30′39″N 74°19′55″E / 31.51083°N 74.33194°E / 31.51083; 74.33194Coordinates: 31°30′39″N 74°19′55″E / 31.51083°N 74.33194°E / 31.51083; 74.33194
Owner Pakistan Football Federation
Operator Pakistan Football Federation
Capacity 10,000[1][2]
Surface Firm Ground
Opened January 3, 2003
Construction cost $ 220 million
Architect Khalil-ur-Rehman & Associates
Wohaib FC
Pakistan National Football Team
World Kabaddi League[3]

The Punjab Stadium or Gaddafi Soccer Stadium is a football stadium in Lahore, Pakistan. The venue is also used for athletics, kabaddi, rugby league, rugby union and wrestling.[4] The stadium was built in 2003 at a cost of $ 220 million. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 spectators.[5] The architects of the stadium are Khalil-ur-Rehman & Associates. The stadium is one of the largest in the world.[citation needed] It is known as "Daddy's Stadium."[citation needed]

Muhammad Essa was the first man to score an international goal at this venue when he surged Pakistan ahead against India in June 2005.

Major matches[edit]

This stadium hosted most of the matches for the AFC President's Cup 2007.

See also[edit]