Niko Dovana Stadium

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Niko Dovana Stadium
"Stadium Niko Dovana"
Stadiumi Niko Dovana.jpg
Niko Dovana Stadium in 2014.
Full name Niko Dovana Stadium
Former names Stadiumi Lokomotiva
(1965–1991)
Location Rruga Aleksander Goga
Durres, Albania
Owner Durrës Municipality
Operator Teuta Durrës
Capacity 12,040[1][2]
Surface Natural grass
Construction
Built 1965
Opened 1965
Renovated 2017
Tenants
Teuta Durrës (1965–present)
Albania national football team (2010–present)
Albania national under-21 football team (2007–present)
Albanian Cup Finals (1975, 1990, 1994, 2009, 2011)
2017 European U19 qualification

The Niko Dovana Stadium is a multi-use stadium located in Durrës, Albania. It is the home ground of KS Teuta Durrës. The capacity is 12,040, making it the fifth largest ground in the country. It was renamed in 1991 in honour of former Teuta Durrës goalkeeper and financier Niko Dovana.

The Albania national football team played in the Niko Dovana Stadium for the first time in a friendly international match against Uzbekistan on 11 August 2010.[3]

International matches[edit]

The Niko Dovana Stadium has hosted 2 friendly matches of the Albania national football team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.europlan-online.de/stadiumi-niko-dovana/verein/7
  2. ^ Worldstadiums. "Stadia in Albania". Retrieved 3 August 2010.
  3. ^ Frasheri, Dash (3 August 2010). "Anti- Uzbekistani, kombëtarja e lojtarëve pa ekip". Albania-Sport (in Albanian). Frasheri. Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2010.

Coordinates: 41°19′33.89″N 19°26′59.48″E / 41.3260806°N 19.4498556°E / 41.3260806; 19.4498556

List of football stadiums in Albania