Sugathadasa Stadium

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Sugathadasa Stadium
සුගතදාස ක්‍රිඩාංගණය
Sugatadasa Stadium.jpg
Location Colombo, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°56′53″N 79°52′07″E / 6.94806°N 79.86861°E / 6.94806; 79.86861Coordinates: 6°56′53″N 79°52′07″E / 6.94806°N 79.86861°E / 6.94806; 79.86861
Owner Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority [1]
Capacity 30,000
Surface Grass (Desso), Track (Mondo)
Opened 1972
Tenants
Colombo FC
Sri Lanka national rugby union team
Sri Lanka national football team
Colombo Lions


Sugathadasa Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletic tournaments. The stadium holds 28,000 - 35,000 people and has an on-site hotel.

Stadium usage[edit]

The 1991 and 2006 South Asian Games were held in Sugathadasa Stadium. It also hosted the majority of matches for the 2010 AFC Challenge Cup. The 2010 IIFA Awards took place here. In 2012, the stadium was home to the Elite Football League of India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SUGATHADASA NATIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX AUTHORITY". http://www.sportsmin.gov.lk/. Retrieved 2015-10-10.  External link in |work= (help)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Bung Karno Stadium
Jakarta
Asian Athletics Championships
Venue

2002
Succeeded by
Rizal Memorial Stadium
Manila