Guru Nanak Stadium
Guru Nanak Stadium is a football stadium in Ludhiana, India. It hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2001 National Games of India. It also hosted JCT FC of the I-League. It has seating capacity of 15,000 spectators. There is a provision of 8 lane synthetic track with a two lane warming up track. The track conforms to international standards for conduct of any national or international meet. It has a well maintained football ground which hosts the Annual National Football League matches.
|Full name||Guru Nanak Stadium|
|Minerva Punjab FC |
National Games of India (2001)
The stadium is located at Gandhi Nagar, Koh - E - Fiza, Ludhiana, Punjab. It is near to Chaura Bazaar , Ludhiana junction and Inter State Bus Terminal of Ludhiana is also few minutes away.
Latitude = 30.9115, Longitude = 75.8448 Lat = 30 degrees, 54.7 minutes North Long = 75 degrees, 50.7 minutes East
Bus Stand is near to it. Reaching to bus stand first and then using taxi or hiring an auto rickshaw for the stadium is simplest way to reach stadium. It takes 5 to 10 minutes. Railway Station is on short walking distance Stadium.
It has been built at a cost of approx. Rs. 50 crore
After Minerva Punjab FC started playing in the stadium,it got criticized for poor ground quality by the fans and football pundits.
It had the privilege of hosting 31 st National Games in the year 2001, in the newly renovated Guru Nanak Stadium.
Stadium is hosting some domestic Kabaddi matches like Canada Kabaddi Cup. It also hosted matches of Kabaddi World Cup.
|Date||Time||Team #1||Result||Team #2||Round||category|
|12 April 2010||17:30||66-22||Third-place playoff||Men|
|12 April 2010||19:30||58-24||Final||Men|
|20 November 2011||17:15||60-22||Third-place playoff||Men|
|20 November 2011||19:15||44-17||Final||Women|
|20 November 2011||22:15||59-25||Final||Men|
|15 December 2012||20:00||72-12||Final||Women|
|15 December 2012||21:00||59-25||Final||Men|
|14 December 2013||22:00||48-39||Final||Men|
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