Barasat Stadium

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Barasat District Sports Stadium
LocationBarasat, Greater Kolkata[1], West Bengal, India
Coordinates22°43′03.687″N 88°28′43.12″E / 22.71769083°N 88.4786444°E / 22.71769083; 88.4786444Coordinates: 22°43′03.687″N 88°28′43.12″E / 22.71769083°N 88.4786444°E / 22.71769083; 88.4786444
OwnerIndian Football Association
Capacity22,000
Field size110 x 70 metres
SurfaceAstro-turf[2]
Tenants
Mohun Bagan A.C
East Bengal C.
Mohammedan S.C

The Barasat District Sports Stadium, also known as Vidyasagar Krirangan, is a football stadium located in Barasat, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal. It is used mostly for CFL and I-League matches. It is also used for several district-level, state-level and, infrequently, national level tournaments. The stadium currently holds around 22,000 spectators, has four floodlight towers and different air conditioned function and changing rooms.[3] The artificial turf at the stadium has achieved a two-star rating from FIFA.[4]

Since the 2014–15 season, the stadium has hosted the home matches of Mohun Bagan A.C. and East Bengal in the I-League as well as CFL

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North 24 Parganas district".
  2. ^ "SPO Bengal's Barasat stadium gets two star grading from FIFA". chennaionline.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Vidyasagar Krirangan likely to host I-League matches next season". indiansoccerlive.com. Archived from the original on 27 March 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Barasat Turf granted Two-star grading". the-aiff.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013.