Sugathadasa Stadium

Sugathadasa Stadium
සුගතදාස ක්‍රිඩාංගණය
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 25,000[2]
Surface Grass (Desso), Track (Mondo)
Opened 1972
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 rugby union, and also for athletics. The stadium holds 25,000 people and has an on-site hotel.

Stadium usage

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.


Preceded by
Bung Karno Stadium
Asian Athletics Championships

Succeeded by
Rizal Memorial Stadium

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