Thuwunna Stadium

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Thuwunna Stadium
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LocationThingangyun 11072, Yangon, Myanmar
Coordinates16°49′16.73″N 96°11′12.58″E / 16.8213139°N 96.1868278°E / 16.8213139; 96.1868278Coordinates: 16°49′16.73″N 96°11′12.58″E / 16.8213139°N 96.1868278°E / 16.8213139; 96.1868278
OwnerMinistry of Health and Sport of Myanmar
Capacity50,000[1]
SurfaceGrass
Opened1985
Tenants
Myanmar national football team
Yangon United

Thuwunna Stadium (Burmese: သုဝဏ္ဏ လူငယ် လေ့ကျင့်ရေး ကွင်း) is a multi-use stadium complex, located in Yangon, Myanmar. The 32,000-seat stadium is smaller but more up-to-date than the Aung San Stadium. It's the venue of choice for most national and international level football and track and field competitions. The Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium is part of the same complex.

Overview[edit]

The stadium's eight-lane runway is the first in Myanmar that conforms to the international (IAAF) standards.

From June 23 to July 3, 2012, the stadium hosted 2013 AFC U-22 Asian Cup qualification Group G matches.

The stadium hosted South East Asian Game 2013 Southeast Asian Games Football matches from 11 December 2013 to 22 December 2013.

The stadium hosted the qualification stage for the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup and it was hosted 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup Group B matches from 19 November – 17 December 2016.

Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium[edit]

The Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium is part of the same complex and is the country's primary venue for indoor sports. The indoor stadium often hosts mixed martial arts events by ONE Championship[2] and Lethwei events.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thuwunna Youth Training Center Stadium". Stadium DB. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Myanmar's fans are strength for the 'Burmese Python'". Myanmar Times. March 18, 2016. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  3. ^ Eaton, Matt (20 November 2017). "Dave Leduc returns for fifth title shot on 10 December". The Fight Nation. Archived from the original on 16 August 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Thuwunna Stadium at Wikimedia Commons