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Chengdu Sports Centre

Chengdu Sports Centre

The Chengdu Sports Centre (Chinese: 成都市体育中心) or Sichuan Provincial Sports Centre (Chinese: 四川省体育中心)[1] is a sports complex with a multi-use stadium in Chengdu, China which is used mostly for football matches.

The stadium holds 39,225, opened on 28 December 1991 and it was the home of the Chengdu Blades, a football club in China League One, the second tier of the Chinese football pyramid.

It was one of the venues for the group stages of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. It hosted six games in total.

The stadium has also held concerts. Past events include Canadian singer Avril Lavigne's Best Damn Tour on September 30, 2008, marking the first time an occidental artist performed at the stadium, and also K-pop boy group Big Bang's Made World Tour on August 14, 2015 in front of 30,000 fans.[2] Mariah Carey played The Elusive Chanteuse Show Tour at October 12, 2014.

It will be used for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2019 World Police and Fire Games and the 2021 Summer Universiade.

References

  1. ^ "四川省体育中心-地点信息-EEmap-互动地图". Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2008-01-16.
  2. ^ "BIGBANG's Enthralled 30,000 Chinese Fans in Chengdu". YG-Life. 2015-08-15. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
Preceded by
Thong Nhat Stadium
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City
AFC Women's Asian Cup
Final Venue

2010
Succeeded by
Thong Nhat Stadium
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City