Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex

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Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex
مجمع السلطان قابوس الرياضي
Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex during the 19th Arabian Gulf Cup in 2009
LocationBowsher, Muscat, Oman
Coordinates23°34′23″N 58°23′58″E / 23.57306°N 58.39944°E / 23.57306; 58.39944Coordinates: 23°34′23″N 58°23′58″E / 23.57306°N 58.39944°E / 23.57306; 58.39944
OperatorMinistry of Sports Affairs
Field size50 Hectares
Broke ground17 September 1982 Contractor: Taylor Woodrow Towell
Opened19 October 1985
ArchitectRoy Lancaster Associates
Oman national football team
Bosher Club

The Sultan Qaboos Stadium at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (Arabic: مجمع السلطان قابوس الرياضي), also known locally as Boshar (Arabic: بوشر), is a government-owned multi-purpose stadium in the Boshar district of Muscat, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and also has facilities for athletics. The stadium originally had a capacity of over 40,000, but after recent renovations the capacity was reduced to 34,000. It is the home stadium of the Oman national football team. The Qaboos Stadium was used as the main stadium in the 19th Arabian Gulf Cup in 2009, and was also used in the 13th Arabian Gulf Cup competition in 1996. The Complex has strong security, in addition to over 10,000 parking slots.

In field hockey, the stadium hosted the 2018 Men's Asian Champions Trophy.


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